He had to question his calculations

I just read an article on Wired about a mathematics Ph.D. student using scripts and data mining techniques to “hack” the online dating site OKCupid to find a match.

Interesting article, although I read one about a woman doing something similar a few years ago, but it did have this fantastic line in it:

Most unsuccessful daters confront self-esteem issues. For McKinlay it was worse. He had to question his calculations.

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