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Tinder is growing up. It’s now a serious technology company tackling one of life’s most important matters, and is by far the most popular dating app worldwide.  After a lot of boardroom musical chairs, Mr Rad is the chairman of both Tinder and Swipe Ventures, the arm of the company designed to buy other dating-related technologies.  One of which is artificial intelligence. And its collision with dating might be the most intriguing application of AI yet.

Source: BBC Technology News

Date: February 23rd, 2017

Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-39048613

Discussion

1) “Life-changing things have happened to millions of people thanks to that simple swipe-yes-swipe-no interface.”  Are there any other apps you could think of that could be built using such a simple, intuitive interface?

2) What, if any, are the issues of using artificial intelligence to select a dating partner?

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