Will AI inference be the long-awaited killer app
for FPGA manufacturers?
Other killer apps
associated with AI involve decision making.
Ferguson translates his theory into modern lexicon by deeming these six concepts "the killer apps
." (15) He proceeds to argue his thesis by explaining how each of these "apps" contributed to the rise of western civilization.
The 'Killer Apps
2012' report is been compiled based upon online field research conducted this year with 550 unique respondents consisting of CIOs (25%), IT Directors (25%), IT Managers (25%) or Network Managers (25%).
The company product line includes programs for meaningful cost-efficient data backup, enterprise resource planning, and other killer apps
. Among partners and clients there are universities (Stanford, Ohio, and more), large companies (Motorola, Siemens, and others), and numerous companies of all sizes and individuals who trust their data backup to Novosoft.
It is possible, for example, to imagine a "Western world" (one that applies Ferguson's "killer apps
") in which the actual West is no longer the dominant factor: America will simply pass the torch to China, as Britain once did to America.
He reveals that while the killer apps
have finally been downloaded by the rest, in the process, Western civilisation has lost faith in itself.
The Android OS is growing in popularity quickly, which means that more and more killer apps
are being developed for it.
Some killer apps
that emerged in the past are shown in the Table below.
From evaluating how Wi-Fi and Voice Over IP technologies will play out, to speculating on what will be the next- generation "killer apps
", to forecasting how the structure of the industry will shift, questioning whether governments should invest in a broadband infrastructure, and evaluating possible new security threats, The Broadband Explosion is a haven for deep thought, budding ideas, and dire warnings.
After all, Silicon Valley is littered with the bones of big ideas, killer apps
, and cool companies that imploded or simply faded away after all the hype.
101 Killer Apps
for your Palm Handheld by Dave Johnson and Rick Broida--published by McGraw-Hill/Osborne.