"[Netflix] now routinely ends shows after their second season, even when they’re still popular. Netflix has learned that the first two seasons of a show are key to bringing in subscribers—but the third and later seasons don’t do much to retain or win new subscribers.
Ending a show after the second season saves money, because showrunners who oversee production tend to negotiate a boost in pay after two years."
#TIL that Tiny Tiny RSS has a bookmarklet for subscribing to the website that you're currently on.
Also learnt about Published Articles. Looks like a way of sharing bookmarks.
Here's my published articles feed if anyone's interested.
My Pioneer edition FreedomBox running on in-built battery backup during a minor power outage today.
I have minor power outages of a few minutes a day at my place during the rainy season. When I was running FreedomBox on a bare Raspberry Pi 2 earlier, I had to replace the microSD card once a year due to damage. The Pioneer edition has solved this problem for me.
Setting up the FreedomBox Pioneer edition at home!
So many #FreedomBox stickers!!!
The Growth Imperative
I have to increase my income year by year or the inflation will get me
I have to increase shareholder value quarter to quarter or they will pull out their investments
I have to show a growth in GDP or people will not vote for us again
We're all like hamsters running on wheels whether we like it or not to satisfy an invisible growth imperative which is centuries old and nobody knows why we're still following.
What We Should Learn From “Facebook Research”
Once again, Facebook has broken the trust of its users—this time, through reportedly paying people to give up their privacy by installing an application that sucks up huge amounts of sensitive data, and explicitly sidestepping Apple's Enterprise Developer program rules. In doing so, the company has...
What our obsession with over-celebrating weddings, birthdays, and now even divorces says about us
As December draws to a close, I’m certain most of us have been subjected to similar ungodly, and painfully boring, number of pre-wedding and save-the-date videos.
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