Many research groups and governments have set 2050 as a fixed point to look at in future. They have gone on to predict that the world will be significantly better in all areas. In the area of technology, 2050 will see it play a bigger role in our lives. In this regard, it is worth exploring the various targets whose timeline has been set at the year 2050.
Nuclear fusion is predicted to have been mastered by 2050. There are already many projects working towards this goal. The technology mimics how the sun works. In so doing, most of the world’s energy problems will have been solved. In addition, it could mean that we have to pay significantly less for energy by 2050.
Travel Will Be Much Faster
As of now, Maglev trains have aided travel significantly. However, they are still slower than airplanes for long distance travel. By 2050, the world will have mastered Hyperloop technology. It is much faster than most maglev trains. In addition, it is expected to be almost as fast as travel by airplanes. Besides that, it is going to be much cheaper. These characteristics will make inter-city travel quicker and more efficient. Besides that, trains have a greater load capacity than most airplanes.
As of now, AI technology is still not prevalent. It is only available for use by big companies. However, by 2050, the technology will be available in most homes. It will make people’s lives much easier. It will also help to make homes more energy efficient. Common problems that require human effort will be delegated to these intelligent machines.
As of now, people who lose a limb have to live with limited mobility. However, the technology continues to evolve. By 2050, prosthetics and real arms will perform similar functions. In fact, having a prostatic could offer people more ability than people will real arms. For instance, prosthetics could be merged into people’s bodies by 2050.
Phones Will Not Exist
Most experts predict that smartphones are just too impractical. In 2050, it is expected that people will only carry a small device as their cell phone. It could take the shape of a bracelet or other kinds of jewelry. The phones of 2050 are going to be projected onto surfaces instead of being carried around.
By 2050, this technology will have evolved considerably. For instance, 3D printing is going to be used for much larger projects. In 2050, houses will be 3D printed in just days or hours. Many intellectuals around the world recognize the significance of this technology. They are working hard to come up with large 3D printers for this goal.
These are just some of the marvels that technology will bring to our lives by 2050. In addition, it is expected that space tourism will become more common. Others things to expect include living in simulated realities. For instance, leading researchers like Elon Musk say we will be able to plug into computers directly. Although the technology is still far off, it may be a reality by 2050.