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How Netflix Organizes Entertainment

Netflix is hardly the only company using tons of meta-data to organize, target and recommend content. Yet, its approach appears to be particularly worthy of investigation. “If Netflix can show such tiny slices of cinema to any given user, and they have 40 million users, how vast did their set of ‘personalized genres’ need to be to describe the entire Hollywood universe?” The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal wonders.

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