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computer dating

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(Computer Science) the use of computers by dating agencies to match their clients
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Computer dating works for some people but it sounds like you didn't enjoy the experience.
Terms such as househusband and computer dating had yet to be invented and in those faraway days couples got married before they lived together.
Several European networks are fighting for the rights to broadcast the computer dating programme in their own countries.
I think it was a good match for a date, if we'd taken part in one of those computer dating questionnaires I don't think I could have hoped for a better result.
As early as June 1996, a Newsweek magazine report illustrated that the computer dating problem would have innumerable negative consequences were they not remedied.
Now online security firm Sophos is using it to illustrate the dangers of computer dating anywhere.
A widowed man sets up a computer dating system, and his two daughters decide to put his details into the system in the hope of finding him a new wife.
I've done pubs, clubs, speed dating, computer dating and night classes.
We existed before house-husbands, computer dating, dual careers and when a `meaningful relationship' meant getting along with cousins and `sheltered accommodation' was where you waited for a bus.
But it can also get you into records held by public sector organisations and private companies - from credit card companies to computer dating agencies; from the Department of Social Security to the gas, electricity and telephone companies.
Computer dating can be fun, if you don't take it all too seriously at the start.
People are using computers more and more to make contact and computer dating actually prolongs courtship.