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January 23rd, 2008

THERESE POLETTI'S TECH TALES: Coming To A City Near You In 2108: Algae Towers And Nanotubes

Abstract:
In 100 years, San Francisco will have robotic buses and subways, buildings will generate their own power through the sun and wind, and an underground network of carbon nanotubes will store and provide hydrogen power.

These were some of the ideas submitted by eight competitors as part of the " City of the Future" contest, hosted ironically by the History Channel, in the Ferry Building. But while the architects were asked to design the city in 2108, many of their sci-fi visions are seemingly closer at hand than 100 years into the future.

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