56 min

#4 - One algorithm to help 50 million people find love (ft Tom Quisel, former CTO @ OkCupid‪)‬ Dateworking with Steve Dean

    • Society & Culture

In this episode, Tom Quisel and I discuss: 


How Tom got his start working at OkCupid, one of the most popular dating sites in the world 
The efforts Tom and the OkCupid team went through to help reduce bias in dating apps 
Experiments OkCupid has done to better understand just how superficial modern daters are 
OkCupid's discovery that we are, in fact, absurdly superficial 
The surreal story of how I introduced Tom to his fiancé. 
Tom’s post-OkCupid career in healthtech and IoT, using apple watch and fitbit data to predict conditions like diabetes and multiple sclerosis  
Tom's subsequent foray into the cryptosphere, building products that empower individuals to send cross-border payments without those exorbitant fees, enabling low income individuals to more easily send money to their relatives in other countries 
Ideal strategies for sending first messages in online dating 
Strategies for dating in small towns vs. in cities 
Whether Facebook's new dating app dating will make a meaningful difference in the dating industry  


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In this episode, Tom Quisel and I discuss: 


How Tom got his start working at OkCupid, one of the most popular dating sites in the world 
The efforts Tom and the OkCupid team went through to help reduce bias in dating apps 
Experiments OkCupid has done to better understand just how superficial modern daters are 
OkCupid's discovery that we are, in fact, absurdly superficial 
The surreal story of how I introduced Tom to his fiancé. 
Tom’s post-OkCupid career in healthtech and IoT, using apple watch and fitbit data to predict conditions like diabetes and multiple sclerosis  
Tom's subsequent foray into the cryptosphere, building products that empower individuals to send cross-border payments without those exorbitant fees, enabling low income individuals to more easily send money to their relatives in other countries 
Ideal strategies for sending first messages in online dating 
Strategies for dating in small towns vs. in cities 
Whether Facebook's new dating app dating will make a meaningful difference in the dating industry  


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dateworking/message
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dateworking/support

56 min

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