Theme parks, cinema, video games...Today, virtual reality headsets are reaching the masses and can already let users dive into spectacular new worlds. From our couches, we can now float through space, fly over New York, or zip along roller coasters.
Dream Of The Future
Art is undergoing a revolution brought about by advances in technology. Digital techniques, data flows, calculating power, and 3D visualisation are some of the tools that open the way to new ways and forms of expression and new artistic Practices.
Cuisine meets a vital need, but it is also a way of expressing pleasure, emotions, and sharing. With an hour on average spent every day cooking, it is also at the heart of our daily lives. In 2050, cooking will also have to respond to environmental challenges: be sustainable, preserve the planet's resources and cope with the overconsumption of Meat.
Cities are now the heart of our societies; as economic and cultural centres, they attract more and more people. So, what will our cities look like in 2050? How will they be able to accommodate the one million additional people who arrive every week?
Our cultural heritage is one of humanity’s most precious assets: how can we pass it on to the Future? It’s a crucial challenge: sharing it with the greatest number but also help it stand up against threats of destruction. New technologies and virtual reality open up unprecedented perspectives, like that of a digital memory.
The oceans are at the heart of the terrestrial climate machine. Without them, there is no life. However, they are subjected to significant changes: heating, acidification, pollution, a loss of biodiversity. In 2050, we will do all it takes to preserve them.
In 2050, demand for agricultural products will have increased by at least 70%. To meet these needs, we will have to produce more, but also more cleanly and using less energy. New technologies will help farmers meet these challenges. Connected robots will support them in their daily tasks self-sufficiently.
As we embark upon the 21st century, sports now occupy a central role in our lives. They set the pace of our daily routines, influence our lifestyles, and maintain our health and general well being. This episode will show how the athletes of 2050 will be spoiled with technological choices.
To respond to global demand and population growth, energy production will have to increase by 75% by 2050. The fossil fuels that we currently use on a massive scale are becoming increasingly rare and are highly polluting, wreaking havoc on the climate.
This episode will show how innovations in construction are burgeoning: 3D printing, material salvaging... In cities, homes will be modular and 'Äúintelligent'Äù, and the growing population will lead us to explore new spaces on Earth and even other planets...
See how new technologies will transform music by 2050: robotic and intelligent instruments, intuitive composition software, virtual artists, collaborative composition and more. Tomorrow, music will be capable of adapting to our moods and offer us more than just entertainment.
In our modern society, having a successful sex life is now an obligation. If the Internet has changed the way we meet or flirt, and increased the number of potential partners, a new revolution is coming with the dematerialization of the sexual act.