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What Cities Will Look Like In 2050
[Image via MidJourney AI Generator/Joe Burgett]

Renewable Energy

While many of us might use electricity in our homes, that is only possible still due to the burning of coal in most places. Yet we’ve already proven that hydroelectric and nuclear energy are both possible and can be more widespread in the United States. Places like Norway make most of their money through exporting oil but happen to be the “cleanest” nation on Earth. Why? They use wind energy to power most of their cities. Solar energy has also proven to be valuable along with geothermal. Power grids can be hacked and altered, and power plants among other things are only bad for the environment. Why are we not taking advantage of these renewables? Simple, it’s a political thing. Oil, Gas, and Power Companies will lose money when we move in this direction and they have money to pay politicians.

What Cities Will Look Like In 2050
[Image via MidJourney AI Generator/Joe Burgett]

The Rise Of AI

Artificial Intelligence will become one of the most important parts of our society. When you think about what cities will look like in 2050, most of the stuff we think about will be controlled in some form by AI. That does not mean it’ll control everything, but it will certainly assist us with most of the stuff we do. Cities will need AI to be smart and powerful enough to handle complex problems. If today is any indication, our AI is clearly becoming pretty impressive. Again, every single image in this article was generated using AI software. While the author of this article had to alter and use some math to get the images perfect, the AI still did most of the work. Thus proving there will still be a need for humans but AI will still help us keep cities intact.

 

Where Do We Find this Stuff? Here Are Our Sources:

United Nations

European Union

United States Department of Transportation

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Vanderbilt University

USA Today

NBC News

CNN

CBS News

BBC

Wall Street Journal

Scientific American

National Geographic

The Futurist

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