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Editorial This day-after-Thanksgiving, when many Americans are enjoying a day off and several others are at work goofing around on OSNews, we decided to ask you: what's your "killer app?" What's the one app you can't live without? Sound off in the comments - one app only!
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Quantum Cosmology
by chemical_scum on Fri 23rd Nov 2007 19:00 UTC
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I rather like this quote from the theoretical physicist Jim Hartle, in a talk he gave on quantum cosmology:

Cosmology is the Killer App for Everett Quantum Mechanics

http://users.ox.ac.uk/~everett/slides/hartle.pdf

http://www.philosophy.ox.ac.uk/misc/everett/Hartle%20-%20Co...

May be not the sort of kind of "Killer App" you were thinking of, but interesting eh?

Edited 2007-11-23 19:01

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