Tages-Anzeiger | Interview

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in home, Media, Newspaper article, Uncategorized

Alexandra Bröhm Before my talk on online dating at the aha festival in Lucerne, I spoke with Alexandra Bröhm in the Tages-Anzeiger (most subscribed to newspaper in Switzerland) about how people present themselves in online dating, what they lie about, what works well in a profile, and some of the difficulties we have in finding out what people are really like from their profiles and chatting online. You can read the interview here (PDF...

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Das Magazin | Aha Festival piece

Posted by on Jan 24, 2019 in Media, Newspaper article, Uncategorized

Das Magazin is the weekly magazine of Tages-Anzeiger Alongside four other presenters from the aha festival in Lucerne, I wrote a short piece about my talk. See below for the English version. Can an algorithm choose the right partner for me? (Maybe even better than I could myself?) The short answer is – no, but the longer answer is much more complex. Dating platforms use algorithms to choose the order in which we see...

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Irish Times | Online pornography use

Posted by on Aug 8, 2015 in Media, Newspaper article

The Irish Times sex survey was conducted on irishtimes.com over the course of a week in June 2015. A total of 12,639 participants completed the survey, with 12,134 valid responses used in the follow-up analysis. Here, therapists, counsellors and psychologists give their views on the results of the survey that related to pornography use. Read the article...

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