Silverlight vs Flash, Adobe Media player vs Windows Media Player

as described in this Adobe vs. Microsoft smackdown. Apparently, the Silverlight introduced by Mircorsoft is trying to take on Flash. Microsoft is launching Silverlight, a direct competitor to Adobe’s Flash. Meanwhile, Adobe is launching Adobe Media Player, a rival to Windows Media Player. This could be the hardest fought battle in the rich media space…well, […]

Gen flash?

Is there a generation gap for user experience? The stuff my generation won’t abide is stuff that a younger generation finds wicked cool. Er, uh, including Flash.

Yugop: flash inspiration

Yugop. OMG. I’m blogging during class. We’re looking at inspiring sites. You go, too. Er. Yu Gop, too.

Spam recycling

Spam recycling

Spamrecycling.com: A flash site that draws beautiful pictures from your spam emails. Considering that when I got up and checked emails, 400+ arrived overnight, of which maybe 4 were legit (forget 90% spam rate, let’s talk about 99% spam rate), it was nice to see this linked to at BoingBoing and have a bit of […]

Eyes in the back of your head

Another cool Flash-based item: Backchannel is a real-time view of the conversation happening in the #joiito IRC channel on Freenode. XML, DHTML, Flash.

Flash Sites. Mostly infographics

So I’m back taking another class at PCC again. This time: Flash. 10 years ago, Jeff Foster told me (ere I was about to complete a 700+ page book on Bryce), “Susan, you should write your next book about this cool thing that just came out. It’s called Flash. It’s gonna be big.” Needless to […]