Did you know that a lot of the technology of today was predicted by Sci-Fi authors of the past?
Here are some books at LFHS Library that predicted the tech of today (to read the Goodreads review, just click on the title):
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury – Earbuds
Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea – Submarine
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card – Indoor Skydiving
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl – Vacuum Elevators
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) by Arthur C. Clarke – Video Calls and Tablets
Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World – Genetic Conditioning
If you’d like to see more Sci-Fi inventions, check out Technovelgy, a website listing authors and their different inventions. Did you know Iron Man’s exoskeleton suit is now being used by Ford Motor employees? Read the article about it.