Just outside the Google-Alphabet “X” Special Projects Laboratory
(Photo by Anthony C. LoBaido)
SILICON VALLEY, CA. – How will high technology impact the life of the average American 20 to 30 years into the future?
And how will our cities, towns, highways, homes and offices become shaped by all of the postmodern gadgets and wizardry?
Here in California, emerging “green codes” will influence the building of all new commercial and residential structures. Indeed, home buyers and home builders are “going green,” since energy costs can be significantly reduced through the harnessing of alternatives like wind and solar power.
Looking back over the past 50 years, future-oriented children’s cartoons like “The Jetsons” have become normalized in terms of the technologies we now take for granted. It’s uncanny just how accurate “The Jetsons” turned out to be. Take a look here. These days, the younger generations, including millennials and those coming after them (“i-Gen” as I like to call them), now use iPhones, laptops, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and other social media with the aplomb of a medieval king tossing aside a drumstick at a Thanksgiving feast. The computers the Pentagon could only dream of in the 1950s are now basic home appliances capable of …read more
Source:: World Net Daily