This was the era of multitasking and I was its child. If I felt anything about it, it was pride — a kind of joy in (mostly) managing to handle a thousand different things thrown my way at once. But I never knew what life was like when things weren’t constantly being thrown at you. Until it stopped, I never knew how awful it really was.
킬러앱 정의: 컴퓨터 프로그래머나 비디오 게이머들 사이에 쓰이는 전문 용어. 어떤 컴퓨터 프로그램이 매우 필수적이거나 desirable한 것 이여서 그것이 어떤 큰 기술의 핵심 가치로 입증된 것. 예를 들어 다른 시스템이나 소프트웨어를 동작하게 하는 게임 콘솔의 컴퓨터 하드웨어같은 것. 킬러앱은 지속적으로 그것이 작동하는 플랫폼의 판매를 증가시킬 수 있다.
A killer application (commonly shortened to killer app), in the jargon of computer programmers and video gamers, has been used to refer to any computer program that is so necessary or desirable that it proves the core value of some larger technology, such as computer hardware like a gaming console, operating system or other software. A killer app can substantially increase sales of the platform that it runs on.
“Hi, my name is ByunTae from South Korea. I have been playing Starcraft since 1998 and I was born and raised in Korea. I’m 100% full blooded Korean, meaning I have been gifted with unparallel talent to master any video game, particularly, Starcraft: Brood War. I’m offering my expertise in Starcraft to be taught to non-Koreans that wishes to have the skill of a Korean player. I have advised and coached many professional gamers such as Im Jae Dong, Park Myung Soo, Ma Jae Yoon, and more. Boxer and I were great friends until he started using my dropships to gain his fame. I started training other players to be on par with Boxer and eventually surpassing Boxer. He is no longer the best player thanks to my contribution to rest of the players. I did not compete in pro gaming because they KTF did not agree with my seven figure contract demand.”—