Space ship above Earth

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 …

Battlefield Earth on a Kindle

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.