Dating in the 21st century?

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Dating in the 21st century?

  1. 1. Dating in the 21 Centuryhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/joshuarhodes/3357611013
  2. 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. 3. The year of falling apart?
  4. 4. On the coach homeflickr.com/photos/rbbaird/5066575390
  5. 5. Dont give up on science flickr.com/photos/rbbaird/5063145849
  6. 6. Science, really?http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/opinion/sunday/online-dating-sites-dont-match-hype.html?_r=3
  7. 7. Dating wizardy/alchemy?https://twitter.com/sparks_rd/status/170897682011922432
  8. 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. 9. Dubious matchmaking claimshttp://onlinedatingpost.com/archives/2012/02/dating-industry-under-fire-for-dubious-matchmaking-claims/
  10. 10. Is there enough data?http://www.flickr.com/photos/marc_smith/6791049248
  11. 11. Maybe there is some sciencehttp://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/dont-be-ugly-by-accident/
  12. 12. Is the user data honest?http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertogp123/5843577306/
  13. 13. Is the user data honest?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/the-biggest-lies-in-online-dating/
  14. 14. How honest...?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/the-biggest-lies-in-online-dating/
  15. 15. Or maybe a little too honest?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/your-race-affects-whether-people-write-you-back/
  16. 16. Should you pay for online dating?http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/why-you-should-never-pay-for-online-dating
  17. 17. Messaging the dead
  18. 18. Removed from historyhttp://cubicgarden.com/2011/02/02/i-really-want-dataportability-for-online-dating-as-okcupid-gets-bought-by-match/
  19. 19. One man, protest...http://mashable.com/2011/02/02/match-okcupid/
  20. 20. Do the machine algorithms work?http://www.flickr.com/photos/albertogp123/5843577306/
  21. 21. Human algorithms?
  22. 22. Crowd source algorithms?
  23. 23. What is Chemistry?http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/245769695
  24. 24. Is it physical attraction?http://www.flickr.com/photos/ittoku/6034778598
  25. 25. Is it sexual chemistry?http://www.flickr.com/photos/legsagain/4752764872
  26. 26. Is it intellectual stimulation?http://www.flickr.com/photos/sharynmorrow/3102118435
  27. 27. The mind of the beholderhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/orangeacid/3949510671
  28. 28. Personal filteringhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/zoso_tc/3020826589/
  29. 29. Social dating?
  30. 30. Is online too attractive?
  31. 31. Dating is hard work... Discuss
  32. 32. Mixing the online with offline
  33. 33. Proximity based dating
  34. 34. Future of dating?
  35. 35. The Situational Effect
  36. 36. As Sandra says... “...you know,relationships that start under intense circumstances, they never last.”
  37. 37. Thank you, any questions?Ian Forrester | cubicgarden.com | ianforrester.org Presentation : CC BY-NC-SA

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