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Jessica Pidoux: “Dating apps are not magic. Just maths, code and sensitive data.”

Jessica Pidoux is a doctoral student in digital humanities at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, where she wrote her thesis on online dating services. At the same time, she set up the data collective Dating Privacy. Interview with this sociologist-geek-humanist whose mission is to match the interests of dating applications with those of their users.