A while back, I saw a tweet from Elon Musk recommending the reading of the book ‘The Machine Stopped’, and was curious as I thought I was somewhat up on historical science fiction.  You can access a public domain copy of the book here:


Considering this book was written in 1909, the vision of the future by the author is pretty good.  Television, public air travel, the internet(?) all pretty well envisioned.  This is definitely worth a quick skim.





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