L. Ron Hubbard Predicted the Kindle–Nearly 25 Years Before Its Invention

In Battlefield Earth, which was first published in 1982, the evil Psychlo Terl gives the book’s hero, Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, a “learning machine.” The user places disks on various subjects onto a rod on top of the machine–similar to putting a CD in a boom box …

Fandom Historian Reveals Sci-Fi Books Like Battlefield Earth Predict E-Reading

Fandom historian Bob Bly proves that science fiction authors predict technology like e-reading and the kindle in sci-fi books like Battlefield Earth.