Foresight Engine Asks The Crowd To Change The Future | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation
With a forecasting model that allows for the discovery of social wisdom and the giving exposure to outlier ideas, the futurist company is showing the benefits of collective problem solving.
No one can predict the future. Many people working together, however have far better insights than those working alone. The Foresight Engine, designed by the Institute for the Future, takes advantage of this phenomenon to create “microforecasts,” essentially crowdsourced ideas about the future, offering innovative insights about what could be.