"I was involved in a cloning project. .. to send me into outer space along with a lot of other people. Not the whole me - just a hair from my head, while I still had some. I would thus pop up in another galaxy in the distant future."
In the film, the data tiles seem to be used like high-capacity CDs or DVDs.
To move a data set or software application to the larger, wall-sized display, just move them over. Mostly, this seems to provide a physical quality to the data (which could equally well be sent over a network "invisibly").
Here's another look:
Here's another look:
(Computer display with data tiles close-up)
Be sure to take a look at the news story Sony DataTiles Were Inspired By What SF Movie?.
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