I am just using my blog to answer a 'professional discussion' assignment. In this course, we have been learning about how Killer Apps have changed the world. The historical aspects can go back to simpler times with the invention of horseshoes later the electric bulb to modern online banking. First our society moved from industrial gains to a more technological industry which brought changes to world with digital improvements in our daily lives.
The two books we have used for our classroom are:
Unleashing the Killer App: Digital Strategies For Market Dominance. Larry Downes and Chunka Mui. Harvard Business School Press, 2000.
Emerging Information Techologies: Improving Decisions, Cooperation and Infrastructure. Kenneth Kenall. Sage Publications, 1999.