Re: [hackers-il] Planning a _good_ Dating Site
- Also, the features I listed could be used for exclusion instead of
inclusion. For instance, I'd like to search for [inclusions criteria]
but please exclude anyone from my list that frequents a7.org.il, listens
to Britney spears, etc.
> I guess the MIT's project which connects people based on their common
> hang out spots and routines (using Serendipity http://www.mobule.com/)
> is also useless:
> While you might be right that it wont make a happy match, it is
> generally what many people look for initially in whomever they meet or
> date (that is, similarities that they can relate to). The first
> question I ask of any potential friend is what type of music they
> listen to. I'm not saying I am the majority, but it *can* work, I
> would believe.
> Nadav Har'El wrote:
>> On Wed, May 11, 2005, cyphunk wrote about "Re: [hackers-il] Planning
>> a _good_ Dating Site":
>>> While on the topic, perhaps try making a dating site that connects
>>> people based on any of the following:
>>> * Similarity in musical taste using audio scrobbler rss feeds:
>>> rss feed: http://ws.audioscrobbler.com/rdf/history/cyphunk
>>> * Similarity in general blog feeds.
>>> For this the user would export an OPML file from their favorite
>> This is all really silly. How many married couples you know have very
>> musical tastes, or similar blog feeds? Heck, in most married couples
>> I know,
>> only one of them is computer savvy, and the other would not have a
>> blog at
>> So this is a really bad way to match people up, unless you insist to be
>> matched up with only someone who's nearly identical to yourself... This
>> is perhaps a good way to find friends to talk computer programming with,
>> but probably not the best way to find a spouse.