№33 - Where are all the buses? 🚌

In this week’s episode, we discuss the grand old days of the web and James brings yet another productivity solution. We have to apologise for the excessive swearing and terrible audio quality, although one may offset the other.

24 days ago

In this week’s episode, we discuss the grand old days of the web and James brings yet another productivity solution. We have to apologise for the excessive swearing and terrible audio quality, although one may offset the other.

🗓️ THIS WEEK

🗞️ AOTW

Flash Is Responsible for the Internet's Most Creative Era

“This interpretation of events is a key underpinning of Web Design: The Evolution of the Digital World 1990-Today (Taschen, $50), a new visual-heavy book from author Rob Ford and editor Julius Wiedemann that does something that hasn’t been done on the broader internet in quite a long time: It praises the use of Flash as a creative tool, rather than a bloated malware vessel, and laments the ways that visual convention, technical shifts, and walled gardens have started to rein in much of this unvarnished creativity.”

“[…] periods of extreme experimentation on the way to the convention-driven scaffolding we have today […]"

“[…] Steve Job’s famous 2010 letter about killing off Flash […]"

“[…] Adobe announced in 2015 it will no longer support it […]"

“[…] Flash Player will be dead by the end of 2020 […]"

🖼️ POTW

Burst water-mains repair in record timing

#️⃣ HOTW

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