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The death of Netflix

I believe we are about to see a major change in the streaming players. Netflix may actually take a large hit here soon, thanks to Disney. Disney is in the process of rolling out their own streaming platform.

This Forbes Site post is someone with similar thoughts as mine when it comes to Netflix and it’s future. His thought is Netflix has 175 days to make a major change or that’s it. I would agree, they have to make a major move or this is it.

By in large, Netflix is going to have a hard time competing. Disney has everything already in place. Great content, studios that produce hits, talented staff, and a massive user flowing. Not to mention all the kid content that will have parents signing up for Disney right off the bat, regardless of parents usage of Netflix or Disney+.

Should be an interesting year for the streaming world. It’s shocking to me it took Disney this long to get to market but better late then never. If Disney can pull it off, with all it’s content, not be too limiting, it will have a home run and put Netflix in a tricky spot. If they limit their content a lot, it will have a hard time gaining traction and Netflix will have more time to dominate the market.

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How to get back on track

This applies for me, so take it as a grain of salt.

When your day isn’t going well, a bunch of things came up and you’re not getting what you want or needs to get done, here is the solution based on what I do.

  1. Shut off your phone (assume you don’t have a list of clients to call, if that is the case, close everything on your computer and just have your list to call)
  2. Close your door
  3. Get our a post-it note or index card and write out the 3 most important things.
  4. Don’t do anything else till the 3 things are done on that index card. If you have more than 3 things to do, you’ll remember them once you finish the first 3 and you can start from there.

This system works for me. Cut out the noise, cut everything out and just bury yourself in the tasks at hand. Like I said, it works for me, might not work for you. Modify it as needed.

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Can we make it unhackable?

I know from being in tech, everything is hackable. But I do think from time to time, is there a way to lock out the ability to hack something. Make it literally and utterly impossible to hack.

It’s something I’ve toyed with for a bit but I haven’t found the solution. It’s probably not solvable but I’m still playing with the idea. Is there away to box it off so no matter what happens, it can’t be broken into. Maybe through some form of AI the layers of application change as attempts come a long… thats the best I got right now but the AI is the failure point.

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