Netflix: DVD Era is over, no interest in Hulu: Netflix put an effective nail in the coffin of the DVD this week.
Netflix Monday made it official — the DVD era is over.
For years, Netflix has said that DVDs had many more years of life left to the format. But Monday, in its letter to shareholders for the second quarter earnings report, it acknowledged that “DVD shipments have likely peaked,” and that its future is streaming.
I’ve thought DVDs should die for years now. How did a technology that delicate and brittle ever get mass adoption?
Physical media is dying, which is a good thing, in my mind. I’ve wanted to own nothing for a while now:
I’ve gone from wanting to own everything to wanting to own nothing and actually being stressed out by the thought of ownership. Weird how that works.