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A Primer on Futures Studies, Foresight and the Use of Scenarios

@inproceedings{Voros2017APO,
  title={A Primer on Futures Studies, Foresight and the Use of Scenarios},
  author={J. Voros},
  year={2017}
}
The "futures field" is very broad and goes by a variety of different names: "futures research", "futures studies", sometimes "futures analysis", "futurism", "futuristics", or even "futurology". The terms "futurism" and (ugh!) "futurology" are particularly archaic, and today have rather negative connotations of, respectively sloppy or very superficial work, or of excessively empiricist and overly-prediction-oriented work; they are actively discouraged by those who work seriously in the field. I… Expand
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