Applied Minds Touch Table is a Camera Obscura for our time. See the (40MB!) video here. Nice to see some familiar data being used.
Applied Minds is the enigmatic company that Danny Hillis set up, and sounds like a pretty crazy place to work. It's impossible to sum up Danny Hillis in one blog entry, so I won't even try. I wonder if he has a blog? Any suggestions?
UPDATE Another interview by Boing Boing regular Xeni Jardin with photos.