use programmability in a sentence.
CDs took a convenient step forward vs. albums by introducing advanced programmability - specifically, the ability to search for and play a desired song, skipping over the rest without having to get up and move the needle forward or back on a spinning turntable. iTunes took it to the next level, making it possible to buy songs one at a time, with even more programmability.
I loved the Mac for its graphic ease of use, but I missed the user-level programmability of Unix, and felt that combining the two would yield great results.
Similarly toSun's Eric Schmidt "The Network is the Computer"expressionin the 1990s, Carr puts forth theidea of the "World Wide Computer"to describe how computing power,human intelligence, and programmability of applicationson the Internet can be put to use under the utility model he envisions.
Makers are also adding enhanced programmability to their wares, allowing you to fine-tune the process, say setting the brew strength on a coffeemakers.
Several well-known project members will deliver speeches and lectures about OpenOffice.org, it's programmability, the ongoing migrations, the OpenDocument format et al.