Intellect and online dating
"Selecting a mate can be one of the largest psychological and economic decisions a person can make and has long been the subject of social science research across a range of disciplines," said Stephen Whyte, a behavioural economist at Queensland University of Technology, and lead author of the study in a statement.
He said that traditionally, humans search for a partner who is similar to them in physical attractiveness, personality, culture, education, religion and race.
"The internet has completely changed how people choose dating partners to find love," Whyte said.
I won't be shy about it: I'm letting artificial intelligence do this for me.
“It’s like your biggest accomplishment is something you didn’t do yourself.” She wasn’t being rude; I’m not beautiful in the traditional sense.
I have pock-marked skin, hooded eyes, and a bulbous nose.
I applied a facial recognition program to the photos to identify face structures I typically find attractive.
The algorithm would then swipe right or left, depending on how it judged the picture. dating program, now in beta, to share this algorithm strategy with others.
"For many, defining oneself as sapiosexual has become statement against the current status quo of hookup culture and superficiality, where looks are prized above all else."Tynsk also told the Huffington Post that, coming from an LGBTQ family, she wanted to create an app that wasn't just for straight people and that "focused more on the mind and the heart than simply on looks." The app seems to do this by allowing users to connect through the "Question Explorer," where they can answer 300 open-ended questions from categories such as "Achievements" and "Inside My Head."While there's obviously nothing wrong with wanting to connect with someone based on shared interests and "the mind and the heart," who's to say that people who are hooking up on other apps aren't doing the same thing?