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Behind The Scenes At Netflix: How It All Works

Did you think that all of your movies were shoved into those little red envelopes using a huge array of machines? Up until today, we thought that much of the Netflix system was ran by software and machinery, but as it turns out, a lot of manual human labor goes into the Netflix shipping cycle. At the Netflix plant in ...

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Red Ring of Bullshit

Oh, Microsoft. You love to just fuck things up royally, don’t you? You almost have a certain knack for it it seems. This time around, Microsoft is now declaring that it will no longer pay for shipping on broken Xbox 360 units. Says Consumerist reader Zach: “My Xbox red-ringed for the second time this weekend. Which is almost a relief ...

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Unlocked HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1 Being Sold Worldwide

Some online retailer is selling the HTC Dream, otherwise known as the T-Mobile G1 and Google Phone, unlocked and ready to roll. Get ’em while they’re hot. At $700 a pop, however, I’d think twice about plunking down that hard-earned cash. That is, unless you’re a drug dealer. Then it’s not hard-earned whatsoever. Link

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