Technologies are always coming out of networks that require other related ideas to have the next one. The fact that we have simultaneous independent invention as a norm works against the idea of the heroic inventor, that we’re dependent on them for inventions. These things will come when all the other pieces are ready.
The parallels between Alex Garland’s Devs and Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia.
A wonderful short story by Matt Webb, who is clearly still thinking about movement (his theme from Web Directions North earlier this year).