Science Fiction’s predictions for 2009

A Giant Monster Will Destroy New York (Cloverfield (2008))
We Will Perfect Time Travel and Upload Our Consciousness to Computers (Freejack (1992))
Artificial Intelligence Will Run Our Lives (Silver Hawk (2004))
President Cheney Will Pass the Patriot Act III (Death of a President (2006))
Americans Will Struggle Through a Post-Apocalyptic Existence (The Postman by David Brin (1985))
The World Will Face Life Without Oil (We Were Warned: Tomorrow’s Oil Crisis (2008))
America’s Computer Systems Will Be Destroyed (Dark Angel (2000))
Humanity Will Go to War with an Alien Race (The Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982))
A New Conservative Party Will Displace the Democrats and Republicans (“From Our Point of View We Had Moved to the Left” by William Shunn (1993))
Disaster Will Strike on a Commercial Spaceflight (Orbit by John J. Nance (2006))
A Virus Will Kill 90% of Humanity (I Am Legend (2007))
The British Government Will Begin Dismantling Public Freedom (Last Rights (2005))
The Large Hadron Collider Will Cause All of Humanity to Experience a Flashforward (Flash Forward by Robert J. Sawyer (1999))
Korea Nationalists Will Try to Change the Timeline (2009 – Lost Memories (2002))
Earth Will Encounter Numerous Alien Threats (The Whoniverse (2007-2008))

Full Story: io9

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  1. So, just the British one then?

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