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Niv DrorΒ β€” Writer/Social Editor @ProductHunt
Netflix Board Meeting Minutes:

2006: Should we launch video streaming? πŸ€”
2007: We successfully launched video streaming βœ…
2008: Should we enable offline viewing? πŸ€”
2009: We should enable offline viewing ❌
2010: We should enable offline viewing... ❌
2011: Our customers want offline viewing ❌
2012: Our customers really want offline viewing ❌
2013: Offline viewing? ❌
2014: We should enable offline viewing. ❌
2015: Thoughts on offline viewing? ❌
2016: *Adds offline viewing* βœ…

Andrey YanovskiyΒ β€” Designer
@nivo0o0 I think it's because it's hard to stream 4K video :)
Rene PotΒ β€” Founder of Hip.Coffee
@andreyyanovskiy @nivo0o0 pretty sure competition forced them. Streaming or downloading requires the same amount of bandwith
@andreyyanovskiy @nivo0o0 Well, I don't think a lot of 4k videos will fit into an iDevice
Andrey YanovskiyΒ β€” Designer
@iduuck @nivo0o0 oh, so it's for iOS/Android... then it's much simpler β€” download at home over WiFi β€” watch on a commute
Joshua PinterΒ β€” Product Dev at CNTRAL. Maker of ntwrk.
@wraldpyk @andreyyanovskiy @nivo0o0 Yeah, they require the same amount of total bandwidth but not the same amount of bandwidth per second. I think his point is that downloading 4K doesn't require you to have a sufficiently fast bandwidth, where as streaming it does.
Pietz ProveΒ β€” Media Computer Science Student
@andreyyanovskiy @nivo0o0 i think your internet connection is slower than mine :)
Justin WhiteΒ β€” Art Director
@joshuapinter @wraldpyk @andreyyanovskiy @nivo0o0 lol.. You actually had to explain that? We're doomed.
Gene FanΒ β€” CEO, SECUR1TY.com
@nivo0o0 First up, the complete (Netflix collection of) Pedro Almodovar movies:)
Zack BloomΒ β€” Founder, Eager
@nivo0o0 Having worked at Hulu, I'm convinced it was 100% a licensing and rights issue. Copyrights can be infinitely subdivided, meaning Netflix may have had 'streaming' rights, but not 'offline caching' rights. Yes, even on content they produced.
Fraser SmithΒ β€” Software Developer, Shanghai, China
@nivo0o0 2017: Thoughts on offline viewing for the desktop? ❌
Jason SalasΒ β€” Product Director
@zackbloom Interesting...
Mac AficionadosΒ β€” Founder, Mac Aficionados
@andreyyanovskiy I think it's because Amazon Prime Video is on it's way outside of the USA πŸ˜‰
Florin MuresanΒ β€” Mentor and Speaker at Startup Events.
@zackbloom @nivo0o0 I agree. It's also what I think. People don't realize it, but licenses and rights are the reason why MOST great things are locked to the world.
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Ryan HooverΒ β€” Founder, Product Hunt
Probably the most useful update to Netflix since they introduced online streaming.

Tangent: What shows/movies are people watching? I'm enjoy Black Mirror (related), Tallulah with Ellen Page is great, and Demetri Martin's standup special is hilarious. Oh, and I recently re-watched Heavyweights. It holds up. 😊
Steph GarrettΒ β€” Podcast Lover; http://podDB.me
@rrhoover Chewing Gum, Black Mirror, The Crown is lit, Chef's Table, and Lovesick
@rrhoover +1 for Black Mirror. Nacros is pretty amazing as well.
Wouter van LentΒ β€” Founder Repuso.com
@rrhoover Designated Survivor is my latest discovery!
Thomas DunnΒ β€” Customer dev + UX research @Buffer
@rrhoover Just finished season 1 of Hannibal. Dark dark stuff and very addictive
Ali AfridiΒ β€” VC @ Lightbank
@rrhoover Black Mirror, Narcos, and I've started to watch through the old Top Gear. Good stuff.
Jason FrishmanΒ β€” Founder, Netcapital
@rrhoover Michael Che's recent standup was amazing. Highly recommend.
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Niv DrorΒ β€” Writer/Social Editor @ProductHunt
@rrhoover The Crown is sooo good πŸ‘‘ thankful for the random midnight @stevesi Twitter recommendation πŸ’«
Nat EliasonΒ β€” Writer
@rrhoover Bojack Horseman if you want some surprisingly insightful and deep comedy.
Matthew HelbigΒ β€” Video Content as a Service
@rrhoover Joe Rogan's newest standup, The Fall and Black Mirror.
Eric MillerΒ β€” Electric Vehicle Engineer, Lucid Motors
@rrhoover The Killing, the 100, Sense8
Alex StoklasΒ β€” Growth & Product Marketing @ Microsoft
@rrhoover Good to hear that you have time to watch :-) I just started with White Collar, is average
@woutervanlent @rrhoover It's a shame it keeps getting bumped from airing. Looks like episode 8 will finally air tonight though!
DesmondΒ β€” Working on Fanbox.
@rrhoover Tales by Light, Untold History of the US, & The Bletchley Circle. The Killing is probably the best crime drama I've seen.
Sarah EvansΒ β€” Digital correspondent
@rrhoover the crown!!!!!
@rrhoover Been watching Fargo, it's great!
Wilsarβ„’Β β€” Founder - MelaninHabits.info
@ongarrett @rrhoover omg I love chewing Gun. Black Mirror is always a great choice. :)
Steph GarrettΒ β€” Podcast Lover; http://podDB.me
@callmewilsar I was shocked by how light they kept it regardless of the storyline. Laughed until I cried
Emily SchumanΒ β€” Marketing, Astro
@rrhoover watch The Imposter! pretty crazy doc. Shameless is great. Just watched Temple Grandin (actually found via LeanFlix - https://www.producthunt.com/post...) which was really good too.
@desmonddantzler First two seasons were really top-notch and unbeatable till True Detective didn't happen
Simon BrombergΒ β€” iOS Engineer @LifeBEAM, sbromberg.com
@rrhoover The Fall, rewatching various Star Trek series and Pokemon for the nostalgia

I highly recommend "River"
Simon BrombergΒ β€” iOS Engineer @LifeBEAM, sbromberg.com
@desmonddantzler @epic__miller The Killing started off really well, but then it dragged on endlessly and jerked viewers around with red herrings. I recommend giving up on it before it's too late. Swap it for The Fall or River.

Plus I know it's set in Seattle, but it doesn't rain there THAT much
Andrea HernΓ‘ndezΒ β€” Founder, Merienda
Steph GarrettΒ β€” Podcast Lover; http://podDB.me
@think_andreah she just neeeeever gives in and I kinda love it!!
Justin MalikΒ β€” Podcaster, Optimal Living Daily
@rrhoover Black Mirror, Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Bloodline
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KateΒ β€” Product Hunt
@rrhoover classic comedy forever... 30 Rock, Parks & Rec, the Office, Bob's Burgers, Scrubs all on repeat. Plot / character driven crime shows make appearances too, though (Bones, and NUMB3RS, Psych + Chuck while those last three were on Netflix)
Thomas BurgessΒ β€” Student
@rrhoover I just binged the new Brazilian Netflix Original "3%" (I watched it subbed in English with the Portuguese dub) and it was GREAT.
DesmondΒ β€” Working on Fanbox.
@shimmb For me the red herrings made the show, especially in S1-S2 when it was discovered who really killed the daughter.
I've seen both The Fall and River, exceptional productions. πŸ‘πŸ™Œ
Jamie McIntyreΒ β€” Founder, Rewire Capital
@rrhoover Black Mirror Season 3 was fantastic. Now Hooked on 3%. Watch it Portugese with English subtitles!
Jamie McIntyreΒ β€” Founder, Rewire Capital
@ninjinka @rrhoover Just saw this after my post. Just finished episode 6. Brilliant show.
Florin MuresanΒ β€” Mentor and Speaker at Startup Events.
@rrhoover Narcos, How To Get Away With Murder, Sherlock (best show ever, the British show!!), House of Cards, Stranger Things, The Get Down Brothers, Luke Cage, Daredevil, Ascension

Netflix is a subscription that really makes sense for me
Nipun GuptaΒ β€” Veni. Vidi. VC. Podcast
@rrhoover I have been watching Pacific Heat (Australian version of James Bond - hilarious) and re-watching Archer / Office. Madame Secretary is a pretty cool show if you are into national security etc.
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