There are roughly 3.4 million women in the San Francisco Bay area, and Sebastian Stadil has swiped right on 203,000 of them.

A piece of software he built to swipe and message for him  has approached roughly 6 percent of San Francisco’s total female population. And yet, despite all those messages, all those swipes, all those carefully plotted lines of code, Stadil has nothing to show for it.

Stadil had just gotten out of a serious relationship when he joined the site, and he joined to find his next serious girlfriend. But when he looked at his low match rates — the average guy’s is just .6 percent — he despaired that no amount of manual swiping would generate enough matches to really find anyone.

So, last summer, he built an application to automate the process:

Read more: This guy has swiped right on 200,000 women, without much success — The Washington Post — Medium

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Published by Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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