How Sci-Fi Writers Predicted and Influenced The Future

January 3rd, 2015

Imagination is critical to innovation. As many sci-fi writers were well-educated (e.g., Isaac Asimov held doctorates in physics and chemistry), it’s unsurprising that many we able to imagine inventions well ahead of their time – or did they suggest them?.  In Predictions or Influence?, PrinterInks has produced a nifty infographic documenting some of the most famous sci-fi writers’ prescience. Also, check out Asimov’s 50-year predictions article he wrote for the New York Times back in 1964.