Ian Bogost: Flash is not a Right

Ian Bogost: Flash is not a Right


The long term goal is to support the long-term migration of Apple from being a hardware company with a software arm into being a cloud computing company with a hardware subsidiary — almost like Google, if you squint at the Google Nexus One in the right light. The alternative is to join the PC industry in a long death spiral into irrelevance.


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New open standards created in the mobile era, such as HTML5, will win on mobile devices (and PCs too). Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools for the future, and less on criticizing Apple for leaving the past behind.

Steve Jobs, Thoughts on Flash. It is kind of funny that it’s all about open standards in the war with Adobe, then dismissing openness as a porn wasteland in the case of Android, right? One of the many fun things you get away with when you’re Steve Freakin’ Jobs. [via Ian]