June 27, 2021

Some foresight about the future of foresight

By Michael Horowitz

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.

Listen to the full conversation from ABC.

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