Science fiction has a reputation as one of the less-serious forms of literature. But then again, it's also the only genre that makes accurate predictions about the future on a regular basis. Sure, it's not always exactly right, and sometimes it's completely wrong (although we're still hoping that First Contact Day is coming in 2063). Here are 10 examples of science fiction books that really did predict the future — and one or two that actually inspired the future they predicted.
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