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It’s no easy task to see the future. But writers have been doing it for a long time.
In 1863, Jules Verne wrote the novel Paris in the Twentieth Century. He wrote about a future that was 100 years away. This book got lost in a vault. It wasn’t until 1994 that it was published. Many of his predictions were right on target.
Star Trek also had great insight into the future. Flat screen TVs, tablets, flip phones, heck, cell phones in general, touch screen computers, and those are just some of the technologies that we’ve already obtained.
HG Wells predicted that we would go to the moon long before there was flight.
How did they do this? Continue reading