From the New America Foundation In the Tank blog:
Data, like diamonds, can be mined. But is data forever? Or, in other words, can you find love by creating a data-based algorithm for online dating sites like match.com?
That’s how Amy Webb found her husband. She documents her digital romance in a new book, “Data, a Love Story.”
But Christine Rosen is skeptical. Our Schwartz Fellow is writing a book that cautions against using too much tech to mediate human experiences– arguing that Yelp and Match.Com may be stealing away theserendipitous experiences that enrich our lives.
On this podcast, listen to the two discuss dating psychology, the danger of marketing ourselves as “products” online, and how the “tyranny of choice” impacts finding a mate.