Thoughts on Steve

Posted on Tue 04 May 2010 in geek • Tagged with codecs, flash, h264, ogg, patents, theora, video

The current spat between Apple's Steve Jobs and Adobe has been amusing to watch from the sidelines. There is an irony in Apple having a go at Adobe for supporting a closed proprietary de-facto standard like Flash. Much as it pains me to say it on most of the points …

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Guilty Pleasures

Posted on Sun 14 September 2008 in geek • Tagged with bbc, flash, iplayer, isihac

I've finally started taking advantage of all the memory I put in this machine to indulge a guilty pleasure. Seeing as I'm only testing the next Ubuntu in my virtual machine I can install Flash on it so I can watch iPlayer. Although I'm obviously critical of the fact it …

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