Browse through OER repositories as I have and you'll find hundreds of dead resources. These are interactives built using Flash. The long-reviled format is finally being put to an end, and as a coda, Adobe will actually remove Flash players from computers. Where Flash really came into its own, though, was as a video player. This liberated an entire new class of creative talent - those who couldn't write software, those who couldn't afford animation studios, could run and upload a little video. This article is one perspective of the history of Flash, and worth a look before the technology sunsets completely.