But when we have emotional intelligence that allows us to follow our hearts but vet with our minds, we’re far more likely to seek out (and maintain) fulfilling relationships. Emotions drive the most connecting and destructive encounters in a relationship.
To answer those questions, let’s look at dating before and after the Internet, and at some of the ways advanced artificial intelligence is being developed to take automated matchmaking to a new, hands-off level.
On August 17, a new dating app launched in San Francisco, CA.
It's called BELONG, and it's the first smart dating app to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to curate personalized matches and social experiences exclusively for accomplished singles, according to Bahareh Mohammadi, CEO and Founder of BELONG.
She was attracted by his profile, which made him seem smart, thoughtful and interesting.
He liked how she looked in her photos, and also thought she sounded fun, interesting, and smart.
In a society that values cognitive intelligence and rationality, we’re told to “do what makes sense” and “be practical.” But this advice is often interspersed with confusing messages about “following your heart.” In dating, although we’re taught the abstract concept that love conquers all, we’re also encouraged to find a partner who has assets — physical, fiscal, and material.