Picture: Museum of the Future | Promoting
Who walks alongside the avenue as we speak? Sheikh Zayed Highwaypreviously generally known as Purchasing Heart Highway, is not going to depart detached the unimaginable constructing of the Museum of the Future. This can be a look into the long run, a harmful work that seeks to convey us again to earth after the human dream created skyscrapers.
The constructing seems to be prefer it got here from one other planet. It’s elliptical in form, supported by a metal construction, and has no inner columns. And it was constructed on this method not just for self-importance or to impress: its spherical form represents humanity, and the inexperienced hill on which it rests represents the Earth. The center half, empty, represents the long run, which can at all times be unknown.
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As soon as we get into the Future, we perceive that the expertise will likely be epic. Proper on the entrance in entrance of us is a big area in mild colours (white and silver). We see a spiral staircase and see the form of an elevator capsule. A sudden flying object. What is going to or not it’s? It seems to be like a flying silver penguin.
That is after we’ll go on an journey: a journey to the yr 2071. The one who greets us from the monitor will likely be our information all through the expertise, Aya, a product of synthetic intelligence and a digital resident of the museum.
After a short contextualization by Aya, we head to the spacecraft that may take us to the area station 600 kilometers from Earth. OSS station “Nadezhda”.
It feels such as you’re in a sci-fi film. On the way in which to Hope, we see how the panorama modifications. On this expertise, we do not simply get data, we become involved and work together with our surroundings. The thought is to essentially really feel like you might be on this 2071.
From the area station, we see the Earth and monitor local weather change. Now we have been rescued, and right here is hope.
Within the state of affairs proposed by the museum, Nadezhda is accountable for Sol Venture which produces vitality for the earth. To be extra lifelike, there’s a monument honoring all those that gave their lives for humanity.
To Terra in 2071
After a slightly devastating state of affairs, albeit with a lightweight of hope introduced from outer area, we returned to Earth and entered Therapeutic Institute the place we work to revive pure ecosystems just like the Amazon utilizing synthetic intelligence and biotechnology.
After watching a video that exhibits us the devastated nature, we come to the long-awaited a part of the exhibition: the Heal DNA vault, which supposedly shops the DNA of 1,200 species of animals and 1,200 species of timber in small glass cylinders. Organized by columns, the cylinders illuminate the darkish area.
Not Laboratory, experiments are being carried out and new species are being examined, comparable to fire-resistant wooden. In keeping with the museum, sooner or later, the DNA of current animals and vegetation will likely be blended with the DNA of extinct ones.
From part to part, we perceive how sooner or later it is going to be doable to “save the world” due to expertise.
As we proceed our journey, we’re offered with options to environmental issues that might worsen within the coming many years. In order that we don’t depart with the sensation that this can be a utopian concept, we’re proven how it’s performed at every stage.
So, after “Laboratory” we all know Observatory it’s a place the place new species are evaluated and managed.
Have questions or curiosity? We are able to flip to the museum assistants who’re additionally actively concerned on this expertise – they do not simply information us or present us with data, they react as a part of this 2071 mission and do not surrender.
With reduction and hope that nature will sprout once more, we set off for Al Waha (oasis in Portuguese), an area devoted to well-being and welcoming us to disconnect from expertise, reconnect with our inside selves and hearken to our emotions.
After a extra enjoyable expertise, we arrived at tomorrow as we speak the place we see a number of tasks that search to reply the questions of our day.
We discover a part that offers with the way forward for mobility and, additional, what’s now not so unusual: a cost chip implanted below the pores and skin. contactless.
There may be additionally time to have enjoyable and take a look at applied sciences: scanning for a face that tells us who we’re primarily based on our expression. Nice? grumblers? Get able to giggle just a little.
House to consider the long run (to not predict)
In contrast to most museums that take us on a journey into the previous, on this “dwelling museum” we’re transported to a time that has not but been and which can be fully completely different from what the Museum of the Future presents us.
Nonetheless, it is a rewarding expertise and maybe probably the most lifelike simulations of the long run we mere mortals can have.
However, the belief that there’s a place for various areas of information to consider the long run offers us some consolation and hope, particularly since we’re additionally in touch with expertise, which on this sense is now not a “topic of fantasy”.
An inspiring place to not be missed when visiting Dubai.
* SAPO Viagens traveled below the invitation of Dubai Tourism.