June 9, 2018

Automating the End of Movies on Physical Discs — Subtraction.com

Khoi Vinh:

No one pays attention to Netflix’s discs-by-mail business anymore

The linked video showing the cool automated DVD return process is fascinating.

I still receive Netflix DVDs by mail so that I have access to movies not available via streaming services. Vinh points out a more important problem caused by moving from one media format to another: the loss of some titles altogether.

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