Full Interview: Sam Yagan on math and dating

Sam Yagan is a Harvard math grad who thinks algorithms are a pretty good tool when it comes to online dating. With some buddies, Sam started a dating website called OkCupid, and it uses the power of numbers to match people up. Sam and the folks at OkCupid has also been running some interesting experiments lately. They've been running some data on what works, and what doesn't in the world of online dating.

A shorter version of this interview will air on the February 14th and February 16th episodes of Spark, but you can download the MP3. [runs 19:33]

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