Friday, February 3, 2012

Can an Algorithm Really Predict Romance?

Can an Algorithm Really Predict Romance?
will be aired Feb. 9th 2012 at 9:00 pm ET/PT CNBC

23+ million singles (registered at online dating sites)
USD 2 billion revenue

Love at First Byte: The Secret Science of Online Dating

Of course actual online dating sites offering compatibility matching methods are only fueled by big marketing budgets and not by serious scientific evidence. No one (eHarmony, Chemistry, etc) can prove its matching algorithm can match prospective partners who will have more stable and satisfying relationships than couples matched by chance, astrological destiny, personal preferences, searching on one's own, or other technique as the control group in a peer reviewed Scientific Paper. They are all like placebo!

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