After four years, scads of lays, and many great girlfriends (plus plenty of failures along the way), he launched this website.
Ariely, Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University, has studied online dating and makes some really interesting comments about the subject in the interview.
Ariely points out that typical online dating websites break people down into “searchable attributes” such as height, weight, income, and political views.
But look a little closer, and you'll see that even in the West - even in the United States, bastion of feminist sentiment right now - steer clear of unattractive women with bones to pick, and you'll quickly find that - at least among Chase woke up one day in 2004 tired of being alone.
So, he set to work and read every book he could find, studied every teacher he could meet, and talked to every girl he could talk to to figure out dating.
It’s the full experience of spending time with someone that tells you whether you like a person or not.