For the past week, Amy Webb has been inspiring people to calculate their own algorithm for love. Her laugh-out-loud TED Talk, about reverse engineering her online dating profile and, essentially, data-ing her way into her perfect relationship has gotten a lot of attention, including on The Frisky and Pop Sugar. As Webb’s talk continues to […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
Amy Webb tells stories with data -- in her award-winning practice as a reporter for Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal, and now as the head of Webbmedia Group, a digital-strategy consultancy.
She's a co-founder of SparkCamp, a series of weekend discussions about big ideas around media: from great new storytelling styles to making world change.
Her book Data: A Love Story tells the tale of how she gamed the online dating system to figure out how to find the love of her life.
Amy Webb’s TED talks
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Wonderfully nerdy online dating success stories, inspired by today’s talk about the algorithm of love
When yet another romantic relationship came “burning down in a spectacular fashion,” Amy Webb sought the advice of her friends and family, including her grandmother. “She said, ‘Stop being so picky,’” Webb recalls in today’s talk. “‘True love will find you when you least expect it.’” This advice struck Webb, who as a digital strategist […]Continue reading
Last night in the TED office, we held a salon all about spring cleaning — for your life. Themed “A Better You,” the event featured four speakers with ideas on how to make a better, happier, more productive self. First to speak was The Power of Habit author Charles Duhigg, a reporter for The New York Times who […]Continue reading