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  • What’s a Netflix Original? movie

Movies that had their original production commissioned by Netflix. They include documentaries, comedies, one-off specials, and a whole load of regional programming.

  • How many movies are there?

I’ve got 584 in my data set, so let’s say 584. The first went live in December 2014…

I received some self-congratulatory emails from Substack recently about the milestones they have hit.

Apparently, more than 500,000 people pay for at least one Substack subscription each month. Paying subscribers now make up 5–10% of total Substack readers.

As a writer on Substack, I know very well that they are…


🤔 So, what is the metaverse?

Well it’s not really anything yet. It’s an umbrella term for a collection of digital technologies, with a rough sense that they will reside within a virtual, alternate reality.

Author Neal Stephenson coined the term in his 1992 novel Snow Crash.


Euro 2020 kicks off on Friday evening and, in spite of Northern Ireland’s notable absence, it should be a hoot.

I’ve taken a look below at the wild, the wacky, and the just plain whimsical of Euro 2020 data.

😷 The pandemic effect

First, it’s being played in 2021 and it’s called Euro 2020. I’m sure that didn’t pass you by. The pandemic had quite the impact on that front.

But there are also…

Clark Boyd

Author of the world-famous I used to be with it, but then they changed what ‘it’ was.

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