John Gruber links to Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen’s comments on Flash in the world of HTML5.
However much I wish it to be, HTML5 will not be a Flash killer. Though some of the new tags will obviate the need for Flash as a media streaming container, there will always be a need for animated content on the web. As long as people stick to using flash for ads or animated header images, I am fine with that. Just please, PLEASE do not rely on Flash for anything important like navigation (something HTML5 should kill off) or textual content.
Adobe on HTML5
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Less than 8%. Sad. I would like to see this done in Japan, which I would predict would score even less.
As @Mutantfroginc can attest, this Rastafarian that drives by my house every Sunday spices up his blaring appeal for broken junk with some down-to-earth reggae loops. This week I was able to capture some of his upfulness on my iPhone.
For those that do not know what a haihin kaishûsha is, it is a truck such as pictured above that is usually driven by an old man blaring a recorded message asking people for their broken appliances and such.
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Adamu does us all a favour in putting his notes about Japanese internet usage online, a dominating theme on this blog. I would like to take my time going through his long post and will publish my thoughts later. In the meantime, join the discussion at MFT.
MFT – Data review: The “How, who, how many, and how often” of the Japanese internet