It’s much more easy to lose digital history than we think.
November 16, 2020 6:01 PM Subscribe
A short history of Flash & the forgotten Flash Website movement. A transcript of a talk by Nathalie Lawhead about the era of Adobe Flash and the loss of cultural memory that came with the death of Flash as a medium.
I think this is really important to look at for what it means for us now.Nathalie Lawhead, previously on MeFi:
What we have today in indiegames, the fact that it can exist on computers the way it does, is special. It’s something we should talk about preserving, and building a history of before it can be taken away by monopolies powerful enough to push for that.
Spaces like itch.io should certainly not be taken for granted.