This video was filmed inside a real, huge, empty city where only robots will hear you scream

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Deep in the heart of a barren desert, 11 dusty miles southeast of the fantastically oil-rich Abu Dhabi, lies Masdar City — or at least the beginnings of what will someday become Masdar, a planned metropolis intended to house 10,000 people in a largely self-sufficient and carbon-neutral network, all built with the assistance of government seed money. Think of it like an environmentally friendly, super-fancy anthill built for humans, but with more self-driving pod cars and a 87,777-panel solar plant. Some would call this environmentally conscious, self-contained community an “arcology,” but on Masdar’s site it’s referred to as a “cleantech cluster.” Which definitely doesn’t sound like something out of Minority Report at all.

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