Read @ newmediarights.org We are in the midst of a shift in the way we consume video content. Nielsen released its first set of online video metrics since June 2010. With online video usage up a staggering 45%, our content is increasingly being delivered by online services. Along with this continued change in our viewing… Read More
My answer on Quora 44 cents Netflix pays this amount to avoid the automated letter processing for DVD return mailers. It seems quite low but there are a few reasons for this: 1- Netflix sleeves are bright red so that Mr.Postman can easily discern the product. 2- Square sleeve…again easily discernible. 3- Netflix has 58… Read More
Successful institutions are most vulnerable to rigidity because their earlier success makes people complacent.
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My answer on Quora [Privatize Content] Netflix has been at the vanguard of the streaming video movement. When Netflix decided to offer video streaming in 2008, there was no need for exclusive content. Today, competition from the likes of Amazon (remember that Netflix video streaming runs on Amazon Web Services) and Facebook (exclusive deal to… Read More
My answer on Quora Agree with Brad on the ‘law of proximity’. Stanford researchers conducted a study of MIT dorms. Those on the edges of the dorms had no friends while those that lived in the middle had a lot of friends. The housing assignments were random so what it came down to was how… Read More