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Matchmaking in the Digital Age

January 18, 2012

Matchmaking in the Digital Age
As internet dating gains popularity, millions of singles are turning over large amounts of personal data to computers in the hopes that an algorithm will find them the perfect mate. OK Cupid's data blogger Christian Rudder explains how all that data can reveal some interesting—and often funny—facts about the sex lives of humans online.

Photo: Upcoming speaker Christian Rudder poses with his dog Allie in his Brooklyn apartment. (Nadja Popovich / NYAS)

Catch the "Matchmaking in the Digital Age" event February 15, 2012.