The 8 algorithms that shape the Web

Google helps us think, Facebook finds us friends, and Pandora plays our own personalized soundtrack. It's hard to say whether the computer algorithms that these services use to anticipate our needs and wants

Published on: July 26th, 2011 Tom Spring

eHarmony’s love formula created with four BI tools

While eHarmony Inc.'s goal is to get its 20 million members married or into long-term relationships, the online matchmaker is a downright commitment-phobe in its use of technology. For the business intelligence infrastructure

Published on: October 6th, 2009 Eric Lai

Online dating sites use smart technologies to match up lonely singles

When Joe wanted to find love, he turned to science. Rather than hang out in bars or hope that random dates worked out, the 34-year-old aerospace engineer signed up for eHarmony.com, an online

Published on: February 17th, 2009 Robert L. Mitchell