Future Babble: Why Pundits Are Hedgehogs and Foxes Know Best

Future Babble: Why Pundits Are Hedgehogs and Foxes Know Best

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An award-winning journalist uses landmark research to debunk the whole expert prediction industry, and explores the psychology of our obsession with future history.

In 2008, experts predicted gas would hit $20 a gallon; it peaked at $4.10. In 1967, they said the USSR would be the world's fastest-growing economy by 2000; by 2000, the USSR no longer existed. In 1908, it was pronounced that there would be no more wars in Europe; we all know how that turned out. Face… (more)

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Publisher: Plume (March 17, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 320 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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