Canvas 3D and various modern web technologies reflections

Every ~10 years we face an incredible new technology that looks a lot like an old technology that spent his life in total oblivion. Recently we faced the return of clustered computing under the new brand of cloud computing, we faced the return of time sharing systems under the software as a service paradigm and recently 3D movies have returned to life from 1970. Technology improves and sometimes we recall that something that we already tried can be made better and released under a new less geeky brand. Recently HTML5, which is trying to remove the need for plugins for nowadays common actions (like playing videos online) and to stop the HTML vs XHTML war by permitting to integrate SVG […]