We live in a world of 'killer applications.' It used to be in history that every so often a new technology would come

along and change the rules of the game. These were technologies like the printing press, gunpowder, the steam engine, or the atomic bomb. Indeed, such technologies were so rare in history that many other ones were oversold as being 'revolutionary,' when they actually were far from it, such as the Rumsfeld Pentagon's infatuation with 'network-centric warfare.'