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Dating blogs for 2016

The internet has made many things easier, including dating, allowing us to interact and connect with a plethora of new people–even those that were deemed unreachable just fifteen minutes beforehand.

You may be asking yourself how we explain the components of human attraction in a way that a computer can understand it. OKCupid collects data by asking users to answer questions: these questions can range from minuscule subjects like taste in movies or songs to major topics like religion or how many kids the other person desires.

It always shows you the lowest match percentage possible because they want person A and person B to answer more questions to increase the confidence of the match.

For example, if person A and B only had answered two of the same questions margin of error for that sample size will be 50%.

“Like you use sentences to tell a person a story; you use algorithms to tell a story to a computer” (Rudder 2013).

In today’s day and age, we have the world at our fingertips.

Now that we know how the computer comes up with this algorithm, it makes you wonder how do these match percentages affect the odds of person A sending one or more messages to person B.

It turns out that people at OKCupid had been interested in this question as well and had messed with some of the matches in the name of science.

The numerator is the total number of points that person B’s answers received.