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Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
Dating in the 21st century?
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  • 1. Dating in the 21 Centuryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/joshuarhodes/3357611013
  • 2. Modern LoveOnline Dating is a bigger industry than the Adult porn industry20 million people visit at least one online dating service a month20% of singles in the States have gone on an actual date with someone they met onlinePlentyoffish users send 5.5 Billion Messages a year280,000 marriages a year, in the States alone, as a direct result online dating5,000 plus online dating services worldwide
  • 3. The year of falling apart?
  • 4. On the coach homeflickr.com/photos/rbbaird/5066575390
  • 5. Dont give up on science flickr.com/photos/rbbaird/5063145849
  • 6. Science, really?http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/opinion/sunday/online-dating-sites-dont-match-hype.html?_r=3
  • 7. Dating wizardy/alchemy?https://twitter.com/sparks_rd/status/170897682011922432
  • 8. Science, maths or snake oil? For a fee, many dating sites will collect data about you, crunch the numbers and match you with someone whose compatibility Can a mathematical formula really identify pairs of singles who are especially likely to have a successful romantic relationship? Past 80 years of scientific research about what makes people romantically compatible suggests that such sites are unlikely to do what they claim to do.http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/opinion/sunday/online-dating-sites-dont-match-hype.html?_r=3
  • 9. Dubious matchmaking claimshttp://onlinedatingpost.com/archives/2012/02/dating-industry-under-fire-for-dubious-matchmaking-claims/
  • 10. Is there enough data?http://www.flickr.com/photos/marc_smith/6791049248
  • 11. Maybe there is some sciencehttp://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/dont-be-ugly-by-accident/
  • 12. Is the user data honest?http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertogp123/5843577306/
  • 13. Is the user data honest?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/the-biggest-lies-in-online-dating/
  • 14. How honest...?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/the-biggest-lies-in-online-dating/
  • 15. Or maybe a little too honest?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/your-race-affects-whether-people-write-you-back/
  • 16. Should you pay for online dating?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/why-you-should-never-pay-for-online-dating
  • 17. Messaging the dead
  • 18. Removed from historyhttp://cubicgarden.com/2011/02/02/i-really-want-dataportability-for-online-dating-as-okcupid-gets-bought-by-match/
  • 19. One man, protest...http://mashable.com/2011/02/02/match-okcupid/
  • 20. Do the machine algorithms work?http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertogp123/5843577306/
  • 21. Human algorithms?
  • 22. Crowd source algorithms?
  • 23. What is Chemistry?http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/245769695
  • 24. Is it physical attraction?http://www.flickr.com/photos/ittoku/6034778598
  • 25. Is it sexual chemistry?http://www.flickr.com/photos/legsagain/4752764872
  • 26. Is it intellectual stimulation?http://www.flickr.com/photos/sharynmorrow/3102118435
  • 27. The mind of the beholderhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/orangeacid/3949510671
  • 28. Personal filteringhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/zoso_tc/3020826589/
  • 29. Social dating?
  • 30. Is online too attractive?
  • 31. Dating is hard work... Discuss
  • 32. Mixing the online with offline
  • 33. Proximity based dating
  • 34. Future of dating?
  • 35. The Situational Effect
  • 36. As Sandra says... “...you know,relationships that start under intense circumstances, they never last.”
  • 37. Thank you, any questions?Ian Forrester | cubicgarden.com | ianforrester.org Presentation : CC BY-NC-SA

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