21 Jan '15, 8pm

Forecasting Tomorrow’s Technology Today

Forecasting Tomorrow’s Technology Today

Early in 2014, IEEE Spectrum teamed up with SciCast , the “Bayesian combinatorial prediction market” group based at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Va. And when our January Top Tech 2015 issue hit the Web, IEEE Spectrum added something new to a few of its articles: the opportunity for readers to participate in IEEE Spectrum SciCast forecasting and match wits with experts by making their own predictions about the future of technology . SciCast founders Robin Hanson, Kathryn Laskey, and Charles Twardy built the system to allow large numbers of forecasters (some 10,000 have signed on so far) to collectively prognosticate on technological progress. Initial support for SciCast came from the U.S. Intelligence Research Projects Activity . The publication of our annual prediction issue seemed an ideal time to introduce Spectrum readers to SciCast. So, for example: Rachel Cour...

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