Geopolitical Forecasting, Technology Some foresight about the future of foresight

June 27, 2021
By Future Tense with Antony Funnell | ABC Australia

Perry World House Director Michael Horowitz spoke to ABC Australia's 'Future Tense' about geopolitical forecasting.

Trying to predict the future is a timeless and time-consuming pursuit.

Artificial Intelligence is increasingly being enlisted to the cause, but so too are “super-forecasters” – a new coterie of individuals with remarkable predictive powers.

But what are their limits and what does their rise say about the still popular notion of collective intelligence – the wisdom of the crowd?

Future Tense looks at the changing role of humans in forecasting.

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