Briefly: Netflix Science, Census Wars, Before CGI

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: how Netflix delivers its shows to your TV, watch 20 movie scenes before and after CGI effects were added.

  • Australian lawyers and scholars are encouraging civil disobedience in this year’s Australian Census in response to it no longer being anonymous. Gizmodo has the story.
  • You might think that for a company like Netflix to get shows to you, it’s as simple as chucking the library on some servers and sending it to you from across the other side of the world. But there’s much more to it than that. Business Insider investigates.
  • It’s absolutely no surprise that blockbuster movies rely so heavily on special effects and CG all the time now. This video reveals what 20 movies looked like before all that computer wizardry was added.
  • KFC is bringing back $1 hot chips. Hurrah! Pair it with one of these bad boys. For more online bargains, head to our Hump Day Deals page.

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