The Physics of Big Data

1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Session Type: Presentation

The underlying physics for electronic devices are often overlooked. The series of events that occur from the initial click of a button on your phone requesting an image to the population of that image encompasses a variety of physics laws and methods. Explore the path of data requests through radio waves, conversion to light with lasers, routing protocol, power use and heat transfer.


, Director Data Center Engineering, Twitter Inc.