TEDxTalks: 'The Future of Data Can Be Green', Tan Tin Wee, 2015
In an era of burgeoning data and an increasing need for computing power, there has been an explosive expansion of data centers and supercomputers, all generating a lot of heat. Dr. Tan Tin Wee, a computer scientist, an Internet global connector and a biologist inspired from the ‘Symbiosis’ process of the natural world, shares his thoughts on how heat generated from computing hardware could be used for every day heating purposes. Therefore, letting data to have a 'greener' footprint.
SDG Topics: Affordable & Clean Energy / Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure / Sustainable Cities & Communities / Climate Action.