HG Wells wrote his utopian predictions more than a century ago. He got most of them right
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HG Wells was a 20th century British writer whose work about time travel, futuristic technology and the uneasy truce between society and government influenced writers and directors for years to come.

Wells was also known for his eerie and sometimes outlandish predictions about the future.

Perhaps one of his most well-known failed predictions was the development of a Utopian society where everyone is educated, and work in jobs that satisfy them under the umbrella of a 'world state'.

And while this hasn’t come to fruition, here are a number of prediction which have come true:

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