If they knew upfront that rebellion was an option, it wouldn’t work — they would opt out of it as soon as they got stuck with someone they didn’t like. Which in a way is a strong argument for technology that’s “smarter” than us misguided humans.
There are so many real-life relatable moments in this episode that make it really special and add to its realism. If dating companies could build The System, they sure as hell would!
The awkwardness of that first face-to-face meeting, the uncertainty of not knowing if/when you should have sex, talking to your current partner about your ex, the frustration and seeming futility of dating at times. People would pay anything to get a 99.8% “ultimate match.” Online dating is already a multi-billion dollar industry.
a love and life coach and co-founder of an upcoming dating platform called Sonar, seemed like the perfect person to look into Netflix’s deep dark truthful mirror: She’s a frequent expert on NBC’s “Today” and former film producer and lawyer (seriously, I love that this is ultimately a story about risking everything for love.
It’s really romantic and optimistic to imagine that even in online dating hell, soulmates still exist.
Her parents were both born in Israel, and her grandparents were immigrants from Europe and of Italian-Jewish, Lithuanian-Jewish, and Polish-Jewish descent.