IBM, recently released a short clip/movie in which they arranged atoms to create a boy like figure and then the boy goes around playing with other atoms in the vicinity. You can watch it below :
Hmm, so what does that mean to a anyone??
Well, as computer move from life size to lap size to palm size and so on, in the near future, atomic computation is going to be the norm. For this to be successful, the ability to move atoms, are very crucial. The movement of atoms can play a huge role in creation of atomic memory modules. So..its on-wards to next-gen technology!
More details are published by IBM Media at this website.