· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · July
· · · · 01 (2 entries)

“Flashier” · Check out The New Web War, the first of Rob Scoble’s Fast Company columns. It’s a nice compact summary of the Apollo/Silverlight/JavaFX arena. There’s a startling sentence in the conclusion: If your competitor builds a more interactive site than yours, customers will flee to the “flashier” foe. Uh... Google? eBay? Amazon? Facebook? All plenty interactive, and pure non-proprietary native Web technology. The evidence seems clear to me: quality content and useful functions trump both flash and Flash. All these people keep saying that “Rich” Internet Applications win, and they’re right: but I do not think that word means what they think it means.
On Birthdays · That’s what this weekend’s all about. Yesterday was Derek Miller’s and there was a cool party. Today is my son’s and also Canada’s ...
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