"An application that proves the usefulness of the underlying technologies"
Defined by Jawed Karem in the speech "YouTube: From Concept to Hyper-growth" held at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ACM Conference, Oct 21, 2006. (www.youtube.com/watch?v=nssfmTo7SZg)
A typical killer application:
- the first spreadsheet application
Killer apps in the internet domain:
Kung grattis is a swedish intentional mistranslation of 'congratulations' (accurately translated to 'gratulerar' or 'grattis') where the extra "kung", meaning "king", applies a majestic weight to the wishings. Kung grattis is widely used ironically.
1) Ironical usage:
- Why so somber, mate?
- Just told Anna about Sarah.
- Kung grattis...
2) Used as sincere congratulations:
- Tillåt mig att kunggratulera! Du har vunnit en brödrost med inbyggda blinkers!