"I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled 'Science Fiction' and I would like out, particularly since so many serious critics regularly mistake the drawer for a urinal."
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").
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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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