Forecast

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Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future. — Niels Bohr

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Introduction1

Introduction to Forecasting (Angela Hermus, Tracey Pierce, Patrick Radoszewski, Nick Schmidt and Chris Trawicki)

Dictionary

forecast : to calculate or predict (some future event or condition) usually as a result of study and analysis of available pertinent data — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

future : of, relating to, or constituting a verb tense expressive of time yet to come — Webster See also OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary

Encyclopedia

Future is what will happen in the time after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics. Due to the apparent nature of reality and the unavoidability of the future, everything that currently exists and will exist can be categorized as either permanent, meaning that it will exist forever, or temporary, meaning that it will end. The future and the concept of eternity have been major subjects of philosophy, religion, and science, and defining them non-controversially has consistently eluded the greatest of minds. — Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica

Outline

Outline of Futurology (Wikipedia)

Portal

World Future Society

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Innovation

Technology

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. — Alan Kay

The Jetsons anniversary gadget guide, Gallery (Boston.com)

Science

An Overview of Forecasting Methodology (Walonick)

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Preservation

History

Predictions that came true
Predictions that missed by a mile

The art of forecasting from ancient to modern times (McCloskey) (pdf)

Quotation

Quotations Page

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Community

Organization

World Future Society (Wikipedia)
Future Problem Solving International (Wikipedia)
Clube of Rome (Wikipedia)

Blog

WordPress

News

Futurist (World Future Society), Popular Science, Future Tech, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

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Expression

Fun

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future

The Future of the Future (John McHale)

Rumor

Snopes.com

Fortune Telling

returntotop

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Adventures

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Related

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Knowledge Form

Expression

Entertainment Humor, Toy, Hobby, Competition (Game, Sport), Spectacle
Arts Performing, Visual (Architecture), Culinary, Language (Poem), Music, Dance
Belief Hypothesis, Forecast, Rumor, Superstition, Folklore, Faith

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Notes

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