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How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood
https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/01/how-netflix-reverse-engineered-hollywood/282679

To understand how people look for movies, the video service created 76,897 micro-genres. We took the genre descriptions, broke them down to their key words, … and built our own new-genre generator. If you use Netflix, you’ve probably wondered about the specific genres that it suggests to you. Some of them just seem so specific that it’s absurd. Emotional Fight-the-System Documentaries ? Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life ? Foreign Satanic Stories from the 1980s ? If Netflix can (...)

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