Should a Startup Spend VC Funding on a Domain Name? – Forbes

A good domain name can catch attention, biasing people to prefer your company over competitors, and making it easy to reach the website if and when they decide to use it. A bad domain name can sink you. Like a storefront and location in the offline world, your domain name is the very first vehicle by which potential investors/customers/employees evaluate your company before they even engage. There are three main factors to consider:

via Should a Startup Spend VC Funding on a Domain Name? – Forbes.

Why Should I be Frugal, When I’m So Rich? | Mr. Money Mustache

And so I’d like to issue a challenge that you consider deflating, rather than inflating your own lifestyle as you get richer. The desire for luxury, while very real and occasionally pleasant to satisfy, is actually a weakness that stands in the way of a happier life. Getting off of the path that society has beaten for you will lead to much better adventures. So I’d rather work towards strength as I get older, rather than striving for weakness.

Why Should I be Frugal, When I’m So Rich? | Mr. Money Mustache.

Netflix plans first steps to move from Silverlight to HTML5 | VentureBeat

Netflix has unveiled the first details of a long-term strategy to shift towards using HTML5 for its web-based video playback.Netflix, which owns about one third of the market for prime-time Web streaming video, far ahead of competitors like Amazon Prime and Hulu, currently uses Microsoft’s Silverlight plugin for video playback. That’s in contrast to many other video services, which use Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime, or other services to play video within their web pages. However, Microsoft has announced plans to wind down Silverlight by 2021. That means Netflix — and anyone else relying on Silverlight — has eight years to find an alternative.

via Netflix plans first steps to move from Silverlight to HTML5 | VentureBeat.