Collectively I believe we are becoming more conscious that we, as the users, are the products for sale for online services like Facebook, and are increasingly becoming aware of the dangers of being caught in an echo chamber, or worse, a deliberate and targeted echo chamber.
Roger Luke Du Bois, speaking at a TED talk in 2016, described how, amongst other projects, he scraped 21 different online dating sites, by pulling 19 million single Americans profiles and exploring the users’ self-identity by location.
Once I sorted the issue of available compute, I elected to download an implementation of PGGAN to use with the newly created Tinder faces dataset.
According to data from 12,000 profiles released last year from dating site e Harmony.com, a number of words make a potential love interest more likely to respond to you. That’s up from the 11% who reported doing so in early 2013, according to data from last year released by the Pew Research Center.
Here are the five most attractive words to put on your profile for both men and women. Optimistic ( 39%) 5 words women might want to consider putting in their online dating profile: 1. These numbers are particularly high in the 18-44 age group, where more than 1 in 5 people have used these sites.
Recently I have been thinking about the privacy, ownership and availability of data.
Like many, in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, I found the magnitude of data harvested from Facebook by a third party astonishing.As a warning, training these kinds of models to resolutions of 256, 512 or higher can take weeks on a single GPU — be sure to make sure the model saves and can be recovered correctly before devoting such time to training it!After a lot of lengthy training, spanning many weeks, I finally got a model making some relatively decent generative images.Another survey found that ‘basic’ ladies are steaming hot: Potential love interests are 8% more likely to reach out to a woman who has the words “pumpkin spice” somewhere on her dating profile, than they were to those who didn’t mention the fall drink.That’s according to a survey of 2,800 singles released this week by dating site Plenty of Fish, which concluded that “ladies may want to consider putting the words ‘pumpkin spice’ in their online dating profile.” (The same did not hold true for men.) This is mixed news for the dating set.5 words men might want to consider putting in their online dating profile: 1.