GIZMODO - May 20 - In the 1920's, technology magazines insisted highly scientific tests would find the perfect match. By the '50s, mechanical computers were the future. In 1955, American Weekly ran an article featuring a small German town's “slot machine sweethearts.” The machine featured photos of different men along with a short description. A woman would insert two marks, and a more detailed note describing her potential match would pop out, which she'd then take to a love-agent to make the introduction.
by Matt Novak
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