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The Future of Everything: The Science of Prediction

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It’s been said that forecasting is the second-oldest profession. From the Greek oracles to computer models, the new book by David Orrell – The Future of Everything: The Science of Prediction – offers a thorough recounting of forecasting past and some intriguing forecasts for the rest of this century. Reviewer Paul Fields praises the author’s examination of the interconnections among physical, biological, and economic systems, showing how events in one area are inextricably linked to events in the other two. Copyright International Institute of Forecasters, 2008

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  • Paul Fields, 2008. "The Future of Everything: The Science of Prediction," Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, International Institute of Forecasters, issue 10, pages 5-7, Summer.
  • Handle: RePEc:for:ijafaa:y:2008:i:10:p:5-7
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