Time constraints boost popularity of online dating
Perhaps you are less selective or circumspect than I and feel differently, but your pocketbook might not.Yet, even on bigger sites — like bloated, dowdy Match.com, or snarky-arsey Ok Cupid — with the ability to fine tune searches down to the tiniest minutiae of criteria, we remain as feckless as the rudimentary 1950’s IBM 650 mix and match algorithms, and no more efficient at discovering people we might tolerate.Trolling the online platforms is not exactly a life affirming experience, it’s an impersonally demoralizing one.Without the dork platforms, we could communicate directly with prospects using simple Snapchat like transactions or encounters founded in mutual algorithms, or virtual-synergy that would lead to IRL experiences.Developers could monetize the apps with membership fees and advertising, provide the talent pool, and simply stay out of the way, and let love happen that doesn’t happen on their crumby platforms.Otherwise, in ten-years, a lot of chronically single people will be waking up next to fuck-bots.Sites like squeak out only twenty or thirty “bagels,” each day to choose from.At that rate, it could take me as long as 1.75 earth years to find one match.
Through questionnaires, men and women would be matched according to the most basic criteria, uch as, age, occupation, religion, and income bracket.
These new dolls can be seen on new Ye Olde Virtual Dating Way“Keyword scenting: you can scan a person of interest’s profile and rework your keywords to fit their specific criteria — such as the same music, food, or artists — boy, what a coincidence — boosting your compatibility score with them.
Whereas AI, already having perused your profile, would instantly smell a rat, and block the doctored profile.
When I got stuck on 999, Match told me their developers never thought to allow another decimal on the blocking-counters — no one had ever hit it before I did.
Pathetic that online dating — a three-billion dollar/year industry — rolls with doofy 1960’s based algorithms, while at the same time AI disrupts major industries and enables life-changing technology.