Mathematics of love

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

Mathematician Hannah Fry talks about love in terms of three “mathematically verifiable” tips: how to win at online dating, when to marry, and how to avoid divorce.

Perhaps useful for the algorithmically-inclined.

There’s also a book version of Fry’s talk.


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