Scott Rosenberg on Software Engineering

Software is easy to make, except when you want it to do something new, but the catch is that the only software worth making is software that does something new.

Ubiquitous Computing

Ubiquitous computing technology has diffused user interaction to the environment and has enabled an ecosystem of devices and services, such as the nest smart thermostat, which connects to the internet and is controlled through a mobile computer.

Minecraft

Active user participation in the construction of video games is not something new, but Minecraft has been the first to emphasize user innovation.