Schrödinger’s Movie

April 24th, 2008

Let’s play a game to demonstrate that the future of movies is dead.
First, pick you favourite movie.
I’ll wait… I know it’s a tricky question
OK, Good choice.
Imagine you have it on DVD, and you ripp it to your laptop as a 5 Gigabyte file.

And then

The thing is, you only need the one file for all three movies. The data for each movie has been conformed to the same size, it’s the sequence of the data that enables the viewing of the movie – through the player that understands the codec.

This was written by a friend and co-worker, zeroinfluence – read the full thing here.

One Response to “Schrödinger’s Movie”

  1. zeroinfluencer Says:


    Glad you liked it.

    Hope you’re well – must grab a beer or 5 this summer.

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