There is a lot of value in doing things from the browser:
- You don't need to download a thing
- Theoretically, it works across operating systems
- Theoretically, it works for PCs as well as mobile handsets
- You can "widgetize" it and deploy it across multiple sites, mesh it up with other data services, etc.
There is a lot of talk these days about the real-time web: instant updates, instant notifications, instant everything. But, for some reason, this real-timeliness isn't about bi-directional video. You can do something close by streaming video in both directions, but it won't be the same.Continue Reading...