“I remember thinking, at least we’re meeting for coffee and not some fancy dinner,” she said.What had started as a joke — a campus-wide quiz that promised to tell her which Stanford classmate she should marry — had quickly turned into something more.
Siena Streiber, an English major at Stanford University, wasn’t looking for a husband.
But waiting at the cafe, she felt nervous nonetheless.
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“People increase their bar because there’s this artificial belief of endless options.” Sterling-Angus, who was an economics major, and Mc Gregor, who studied computer science, had an idea: What if, rather than presenting people with a limitless array of attractive photos, they radically shrank the dating pool?
What if they gave people one match based on core values, rather than many matches based on interests (which can change) or physical attraction (which can fade)?
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