Futuring: The Art and Science of What Comes Next
How can humans better glimpse the future? Well, obviously only a time machine can solve that problem entirely. As those are hard to find, this class walks students through the forecasting field’s state of the art methods. They include horizon scanning, the Delphi method, trends analysis, scenario creation, and design fiction. Each methodology offers its own advantages and disadvantages, but all of them are quite fascinating.