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Akshay Patil: Better Relationships Through Technology

November 6, 2014

“There was nothing in my life pushing me to to have these more intimate relationships, the few people I actually care about.” When Akshay Patil was putting together the guest list for his wedding he realized that it had been a long time since he’d spoken with some of the the people he was inviting….

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Bryan Bishop on meetlog

August 16, 2011

Bryan Bishop tracks every social interaction he has with anyone, in person, on the phone, and online – and he’s been doing this since 2005. He discovered that he talks 60% of the time, and mostly interacts with people online. Also, the more people he talks to, the more lines of code he writes! Bryan…

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Gary Krane on Relationship Technologies

August 14, 2011

Can you quantify love? Gary Krane wants to help couples have happier, stronger relationships. He is starting CoupleSpace as a lightweight version of couples therapy, for the noble goal of creating more love in the world. He has identified 26 needs for long, happy relationships, which are quantified as you use the app. CoupleSpace is…

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Jamal Quazi on Data-Based Dating

June 5, 2011

A self-described “nerd,” Jamal has been dating for the past two years, and started trying to use data to answer the question, “how do you know if someone is right for you?” He built a model, quantified how well women that he dated matched up to his checklist of ideal characteristics, and decided to limit…

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To see ourselves as others see us

April 14, 2009

Self-tracking is about self knowledge. But what if the knowledge you want is contained in the minds of others? In these videos, Joe and Lisa Betts-LaCroix discuss self-tracking in a relationship, and Paul Sas shares his proposal for a “dynamical dinner party.”