worked to a point until she realized that her scoring system needed to be a two-way street. Data: A Love Story. She ended up with 72 different data points, which she prioritized into a two-tier ranking system. The men she picked needed to pick her back. Even when you input excellent data, I dont think leaning on an algorithm to do the matching part for you is the recipe for romantic success.
I agree wholeheartedly; however, that doesnt mean you can rely on a tag cloud of positive terms like she showed. Watch her TED Talk: How I Hacked Online Dating. Let us choose for you! Amy Webb used data science to find love.
In the beginning of her talk, Amy characterizes the algorithmic matching of online dating sites as working well; she states that it fails largely because of user-generated input. At the end of her love story, Amy made this meticulous complicated number threshold and exactly ONE guy met her bar. I know; being this damn charming is harder than it sounds! She recently gave a TED Talk on the same subject, which is pretty darn entertaining. Webbmedia Group, and is the founder. After a number of bad experiences, she decided to start tracking data points during her lousy dates, which helped her discover that the limitation of the dating algorithms were defined by the user-generated data that was inputted into online profiles. This is obviously a fantastic sound bite, but I think it creates a false sense of reliance on algorithms.