When I was young my mom used to take us to the video store to rent movies almost every weekend. The store usually had a 3 for 2 deal that was perfect for us since me and my brothers could pick one each. There was this one shelf that I would always check out first called “Staff Picks”. I would meticulously go through the back of the DVD’s, look at the different pictures, then read about the plot of the movies they had carefully picked out.
Sometimes the stars just naturally align and everything seems to fall into place. In 2021 I had been looking for a new adventure for a while, as one day I happened to bump into the phenomenon and force of nature Maria Westergaard.
There are multiple reasons why we scroll so much but they all serve one master and the master goes by the (not so sexy) name ‘Recommender Systems’ like the NRS (Netflix Recommender System). These systems have become a key competitive feature for every major video streaming platform.
Merely the words company and culture in combination make me want to put my sunglasses on, turn around and walk out the same way I came in. The idea of motivational posters on office walls making sure no one misses the rules of the game, with value words like “Togetherness”, “Kindness” or even better “Fun” needs to be put in place just so that people treat each other decently can really make you wonder.
Instead of spending oceans of time ending up with something your not that into at all. With just a few nudges we’ll make sure to put you in front of the movie that was made for you.
We do professional nudging. But you’re not the one being nudged, our algorithms are. In English that means that we teach the computer to nail your taste. To be frank it works pretty damn well.
”Why is Scream 2 in the comedy section?! And since when is Eurotrip a horror movie?!” This sound like you spending Thursday night looking for something to watch? Yup, we’ve heard it too many times before. The bad news is it sucks. The good news is, we’ve fixed it. Join us and get well informed movie hints in no time and spend the rest of the time doing what you like. Searching is history.
We believe that providing a great online service doesn’t have to be synonymous with selling your private data for huge profits. That’s why our algorithms make sure to stay at arms length to give you the service you need without a secret mission.
See this couple? Four months ago Fernando asked Annie to choose a sweet flick to watch for dinner. Four hours later Fernando was ready to move out since they had been fighting over endless scrolling for the sixteenth time this week. One day later Annie signed up for Hint and now she’s expecting… Ok that might not have been entirely true but you see what we mean!