Is this cool or what?
And don't forget to check out the video below, it's an interesting behind the scenes look of how they made the world's smallest movie.
So why bother going through the trouble of doing this at all?
After all, "The Boy and his atom" aren't going to be previewing at your nearest movie theater anytime soon. I guess Andreas Heinrich, IBM's Principal Investigator, summed it up best ...
If I can make a movie on this and get a thousand kids to join
Sidenote: I always thought that investigators and private eyes, cloak and dagger stuff usually go hand-in-hand.
You can check out the rest of the videos here. It's a really innovative way of bringing awareness and creating familiarity to a subject which to many of us (especially me) appears arcane and obscure. Apparently, these guys are doing research on using atoms to create super efficient storage systems that would allow us to carry a copy of EVERY MOVIE ever produced on a iPhone!
Now, could they make that work on Google Glass too?