Online dating industry documentary film
In particular, they referenced an early computer dating service started by three Harvard graduates in the mid-1960s called Operation Match.
This movie was released in 2009 and gives a modern day interpretation of piracy – namely torrenting.
“But what we wanted was something more permanent than a mixer, and more fun than a marriage bureau,” a member of the group recalls. The group is working on a timeline that will link back to their blog posts and provide a distributed history of online dating as their final project.
In the course of the conversation, the idea of a computerized datefinding service evolved. Lauren Brumfield and Eun Jung Kim have been doing a fine job blogging their research thus far, and I am really enjoying their findings.
Subscribers exchange worn T-shirts, with no additional information, then make a choice using no more than their noses and molecular intuition. At IDFA 2016, Doc Lab is inviting you to test your own molecular intuition: there are ranges of samples to sniff, plus a database to discover the identity of the person behind the smell.
Last night the group researching online dating sites did an excellent job taking us through that world.