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Wisdom of the crowds applied to a range of topics

crowd2.pngThe concept of having experts vote on what they think is the answer has been around for a while. It is essentially the foundation for The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve posted before about the use of this technique to predict the adoption of technology.

 

A new site out of George Mason University called SciCast is taking a similar approach but tackling a number of industries beyond just the technology sector. You can see what others believe will happen in your favorite area.

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  • Steve Simske is an HP Fellow and Director in the Printing and Content Delivery Lab in Hewlett-Packard Labs, and is the Director and Chief Technologist for the HP Labs Security Printing and Imaging program.
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