To use The Blind Date Club, you begin by simply asking Alexa to find you a date.You can also specify a gender by saying, “Alexa, find me a woman (or man).” Like Tinder, the app then returns a somewhat randomized match based on geo-location.(To be clear, these features are not available in the project as it was demoed today, but are ideas the team had in mind.) For those interested in the technical details, the application is an Alexa skill written in Node.js, and served from a custom HTTPS endpoint using TLD.The API is an Express app hosted on an AWS EC2 server instance with continuous integration provided by Drone. This was the first time anyone on the team had developed for Alexa, we’re told.Some of the features you’ll find are member profiles, live chat, message boards, Facebook integration, private messaging, media upload and more”.From January 14th until Valentine’s Day, Alexa will offer dating advice to those who ask.
Designed as a voice-activated app for the Echo speaker, The Blind Date Club lets you search for dating profiles by voice, have them read aloud to you, and then get connected with your matches, also by voice. The idea for the app comes from a group of friends who live and work in New York at companies including General Assembly, Rent Hop, and Condé Nast: C.But despite being accessed daily for things like news, weather, traffic, music, podcasts, and other functions, we haven’t seen many attempts at building a social experience on top of the platform.The Blind Date Club could change that as it would create a social user base that connects over Echo by voice, not via text and photos and on the web and mobile. She grew up in Arizona with an older and younger sister. The least compatible signs with Aquarius are generally considered to be Taurus and Scorpio. Like many celebrities and famous people, Echo keeps her personal and love life private. The most compatible signs with Aquarius are generally considered to be Aries, Gemini, Libra, and Sagittarius.