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Journal: Netflix is keeping the Profiles feature

Journal by rubeng
Netflix has reversed its earlier decision to remove profiles. They just sent out an e-mail that said:

You spoke, and we listened. We are keeping Profiles. Thank you for all the calls and emails telling us how important Profiles are.

We are sorry for any inconvenience we may have caused. We hope the next time you hear from us we will delight, and not disappoint, you.

-Your friends at Netflix

Netflix's Community Blog confirms the e-mail notice. Sweet.

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Journal: HP Develops "Memristor"

Journal by rubeng
HP has come up with a practical implementation of a device called a "memristor", according to the New York Times, that provides a non-volatile memory element possibly down to 4nm in size. At 1/10th the speed of DRAM, it won't be suitable for main memory, but could certainly give flash a run for money. Also reported in EE Times.

"To take a significant step forward, you must make a series of finite improvements." -- Donald J. Atwood, General Motors