They pull on years of social psychological theory and they are testable. Though never developed beyond a class project, this computer matching program did result in one marriage.
By 1966, featured a cover article on a new “campus craze” called computer dating.
Abstract: Although online dating has only recently become culturally acceptable and widespread, using computers to make romantic matches has a long history.
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In 1623 Wilhelm Schickard designed a calculating machine, but abandoned the project, when the prototype he had started building was destroyed by a fire in 1624 .
In 1837 Charles Babbage first described his Analytical Engine which is accepted as the first design for a modern computer.