7 Things You Should Definitely Know About Netflix

Netflix

Did you know… Netflix has 83 million subscibers in 190 countries who stream 125 million hours of programming a day?

I recently watched a recording of Netflix’s first Women in Tech LA event, which was held back in July.

It was an interesting peek behind the streaming giant’s curtain and if you can find the time to watch it in full, I encourage you to do so.

Either way, for your tapas-like edification, here are 7 insights that stood out to me the most:

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2016: The Year of BeyoncĂ©

2016: The Year of BeyoncĂ©

A week and a half ago, to Kanye’s rapper’s delight, BeyoncĂ© took home MTV’s Music Video of the Year award.

While an MTV award probably isn’t an accolade Beyoncé gives two iotas about, it is just another notch in the belt of a music superstar who catapulted herself into yet another stratosphere this year.

She is no longer just the Queen Bey, but something else entirely.

Something bolder. Smarter. With much more of substance to say.

This new Bey emerged on February 6 when she dropped the unexpected and now infamous Formation video, the day before the Super Bowl.

And she has been dominating pop culture and digital media ever since. In the past 7 months alone, she has: Continue reading “2016: The Year of BeyoncĂ©”

The 5 Every Day App Is a Sure-Fire Way to Get a Migraine

The 5 Every Day Mobile App Has One Skittles of a Readability 101 Problem

Not only do they put white body copy font on bright and damn near fluorescent backgrounds…

But the backgrounds are patterned as well.

Ay Dios Mio!

Whoever designed this needs to treat themselves to 5 Digital Best Practice tips every dayum day, because this is breaking one of the foundational rules of web design.

Reading Is Fundamental & Free on the New York Subway

A metro train whizzing by

“On Sunday, Subway Reads started delivering novellas, short stories or excerpts from full-length books to passengers’ cellphones or tablets.

The idea is for riders to download a short story or a chapter and read it on the train.

Subway Reads will even let riders choose what to read based on how long they will be on the subway — a 10-page selection for a 10-minute ride, a 20-page selection for a 20-minute excursion, a 30-page selection for a 30-minute trip.

Delays not included.”

Via The New York Times