Her jewellery was limited to a diamond bracelet and a wedding band.
Confident and casual, she seemed as good a person as any to be the face of online dating.
You meet her criteria, and she meets yours, so you're a good match," Thombre explained.
"But when we researched the data the whole idea of dissonance came into focus.
Central to this effort has been the development, over the past two years, of an improved matchmaking algorithm. "If you say you want a guy between 30 and 35 in New York who has a master's degree, you're going to get thousands of matches."Codenamed "Synapse", the Match algorithm uses a variety of factors to suggest possible mates.