Where Smartphones Go When They Die
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
The Facebook Breach, Stephen Hawking's Legacy, Where Smartphones Go When They Die
Episode: The Facebook Breach, Stephen Hawking's Legacy, Where Smartphones Go When They Die
- Mar 21, 2018 11:00 pm
- 9:49 mins
Guest: Mohammad Shahrad, PhD candidate, Princeton’s Department of Electrical Engineering The smartphone in your pocket holds more processing power than all the computers NASA had at its disposal when it sent the first astronauts to the moon. Yet, when the screen on a smartphone breaks or it no longer supports the latest apps, we toss them. Now researchers at Princeton are working to harness all that wasted processing power by bundling old phones into servers.