Computing Love in a Digital Age

Computing Love in a Digital Age

Computational biologist Jim Kozubek crafts a social science argument about the flaws in algorithms used in social media and dating apps, which presume people are “flat,” that is, “without contradictions. ” The data from online-dating platforms will never answer the toughest and most important questions. It cannot tell us why some people never recover from heartbreak, why we mimic some people and give short shrift to others, why some people fall in love too quickly, or why people who should care walk out on us.”

Story: http://buff.ly/1wTI9dc Image: Zuleyka Zevallos. #socialscience

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