Apple Silicon M1 Power Consumption Deep Dive Part 1: Safari vs Chrome

Apple M1 is an amazingly efficient piece of silicon. How much power do you think it consumes while streaming from YouTube or Netflix? Read on to find out.

April 2, 2021 · 8 min · Kay Singh

Netflix's Annual Reports (10-Ks) used to be a work of art. What happened?

Netflix put some serious design resources into its Annual Reports pre-2010. What changed?

February 3, 2021 · 3 min · Kay Singh

AV1 2019: A Year In Review

Introduction It’s not often you see so many logos of tech giants on one page backing the same technology. In my experience, every enterprise has developed a case of NIH and come up with their standards. No surprise then that there’s an XKCD describing this phenomenon! But when the AV1 1.0.0 spec was finalized in 2018, with the backing of so many giants, the world knew AV1 would be a serious piece of tech....

January 29, 2020 · 9 min · Kay Singh

AV1 Ecosystem Update: April 2019

It’s been an exciting time following the progress of the royalty free video codec AV1 over the past year and April might just be the most exciting active month in the amount of news we got about AV1! It’s not every day that media industry giants such as Netflix, Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, ARM, Facebook, Nvidia, Intel, Cisco and many others agree on the same technology stack! Samsung joins the party The month started with Samsung announcing they were joining the Alliance of Open Media Board at the highest level....

May 6, 2019 · 3 min · Kay Singh