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Cambridge Analytica's models
Technical details on what it did with Facebook data
facebook  politics  ca  cambridgeanalytica  svd  netflix 
march 2018 by nelson
A Netflix-like video streaming service. They have a deal with the SF Public Library so you can watch videos for free
netflix  kanopy  video  library  sfpl  documentaries 
december 2017 by nelson
Netflix per-title encoding
Netflix is getting a bit smarter about its video encoding. (But why not go full VBR?)
netflix  encoding  codec  quality  streaming 
december 2015 by nelson
Verizon upsell tactics
Sales rep tries to mislead expert about bandwidth needs
netflix  verizon  sales  scam  via:reddit 
may 2015 by nelson
Top Star Trek episodes
Every single episode ranked. (SFW despite host.)
via:kottke  startrek  tv  television  netflix 
december 2014 by nelson
Netflix API death
Today is the day Netflix shuts off their public API
api  netflix  business 
november 2014 by nelson
Collateral Internet damage
Comcast / Netflix war also hurt anyone else who happened to connect via Cogent
netneutrality  isp  comcast  netflix  cogent  internet  via:Reddit 
october 2014 by nelson
Comcast / Netflix shakedown
details of how Netflix got forced to pay Comcast
comcast  netflix  netneutrality  monopoly 
august 2014 by nelson
Level 3 calls out Verizon
Significant Internet backbone provider explains how Verizon is lying about bandwidth
netflix  verizon  netneutrality  level3  internet 
july 2014 by nelson
Read the comments
AT&T customers tear apart AT&T's argument against net neutrality on AT&T's blog
att  netneutrality  netflix  funny 
april 2014 by nelson
Robust De-anonymization of Large Sparse Datasets
Paper showing how easy it is to reverse engineer identity from an online database
anonymity  netflix  security  privacy  via:marc  google 
march 2014 by nelson
API fragility
Netflix / TV integration got broke by an API revision
programming  versions  tv  netflix  facepalm 
march 2014 by nelson
Netflix/Comcast update
Details about the net neutrality battle (WSJ paywall)
wsj  news  comcast  netflix  netneutrality  internet 
february 2014 by nelson
US v Paramount
Supreme Court anti-trust case ruled that movie studios couldn't own theaters. Relevant to online distribution today.
movies  antitrust  netflix  cable  internet 
may 2013 by nelson
Netflix API lockdown
Removes features, tightens terms of service
netflix  api  business 
june 2012 by nelson
Company focus
Reflections on the Netflix / Kwikster split
focus  startups  netflix  business 
september 2011 by nelson
Better way to find stuff for streaming on Netflix
netflix  movies  interface  tv 
february 2011 by nelson
Netflix sellout
Have to wait an extra month to watch Warner Bros. movies? Why, oh why, would Netflix agree to this?
movies  netflix  warnerbros  stupid 
january 2010 by nelson
Netflix + Xbox = 1M users
Streaming TV is here. Average of 25 hours per user in half a year
xbox  tv  netflix 
february 2009 by nelson
Rip Netflix
Time shift your netflix downloads
video  avi  xvid  netflix  rip 
january 2008 by nelson

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