FYI. There are smartphones out there other than iPhones that also supported BLE.. They also happen to to be vastly more numerous.
Despite what you might thing, not everything revolves around Apple products.
There's a big difference between the way your average programmer works than a formally objectified Software Engineer. The whole philosophy and methodologies are completely different. The latter is most certainly an Engineer.
Because firelfly is an overrated fart (FIAOF) that lasted 2 minutes while Star Trek has inspired 2 generations of scientists, engineers, philosophers and "thinkers" in general. Arguably the best overall shows ever on TV.