Getting the Message: IBM's Muddled Marketing

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I'm watching a crude black-and-white animation of a boy and a bouncing ball made of dots. With its glockenspiel soundtrack, the vibe is very Czechoslovakia Film Board circa 1958. The thing is, though, the dots are single atoms, and the animation is achieved by IBMers moving these atoms around frame by frame. Just writing that last sentence kind of blows my mind a little. When I first saw "A Boy And His Atom" back in April, a part of my brain simply wouldn't take in ...

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