A recent report issued by the New York Times weighs in explaining why numbers and formulas are unlikely to help forge the perfect couple.
Hang on a minute, wasn't online dating designed to reduce the complexities of finding a partner in the first place?
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For a monthly fee, dating sites claim they'll do the math for you and spit out your soul mate in return.
Some websites gather data about you and crunch the numbers with all kinds of mathematical formulas and algorithms in order to fill up your inbox with compatible matches.
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