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SF Writers Predicted John Deere Autonomous Tractors

Science fiction writers not only predicted John Deere's autonomous tractors and other autonomous farm equipment, they even drew you a picture!

Before you look at the picture, I'll remind you about the autonomous combine harvesters from the film Interstellar:

Scientifiction writer Otfrid von Hanstein wrote about the idea of farms with machines capable of running themselves in his 1935 story The Hidden Colony:


(Conscious autonomous farm robot)

Machines that seemingly with full consciousness walked out into the fields to do their daily work. And even now there was no living being among them save myself... Had these machines in some incredible fashion been provided with brains?
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