Competition: Best International Prediction of 2014

4 August 2014 by in Codebreaking our future

To celebrate the release of Codebreaking our Future by Michael Lee we are offering readers of our blog the chance to win a free subscription to the FutureFinder System for Individuals, which will help you identify future influences you can monitor.

While we’re interested in all your theories about the future, however outlandish, this article might help you come up with more reliable predictions. Once you’ve looked at these successful predictions (from Knowing our Future) and the methods behind them, let us know, in 300 words or fewer, using the form below, what your prediction is and how you arrived at your conclusion.

Michael Lee offers the following additional advice for predicting our future:

  • Read the news and pick an area of interest in which you would like to make a forecast (for example, technology or politics);
  • Look into the history of the evolution of the entity or subject you’ve chosen, to the current time;
  • Try to identify causes or strong influencing factors most likely to affect outcomes in this field;
  • Make your own rating of probabilities of possible outcomes based on this causal analysis, and choose pathways and outcomes which have strong probabilities.

Closing date is 5 September 2014. The winner will be notified by 19 September and their idea published on this blog and on the Institute of Futurology site. The subscription to the FutureFinder System for Individuals will be shared with the winner who will then be able to use the system without charge.

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