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On Tinder, a swipe to the left means you’re not interested and a swipe to the right means you like the person; if they “right-swipe” you back, it’s a match. He also wanted to test out his robotic invention — a mechanical finger that held a conductive pen. “Although,” he adds, “I’m not sure how many of those were robotic fingers.” He received about 70 messages from girls within a 100-mile radius, but he only replied to one girl who worked in engineering.
He called it the “Tinder-O-Matic,” which “likes” a new profile every 4 seconds, or 900 likes an hour. “I thought she might get a kick out of the project,” he says.
“So we don’t really know when the algorithm has worked.
“In order to really match people based on more than preferences — which is to say their personalities, their observable behaviors and the like — you’d need more sophisticated machine learning, more natural language recognition, more computing power,” she says.
Location-based apps like Tinder focus on looks alone.