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View Resource Business Forecasting

Created by Fred Collopy, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, this site provides access to current research in business forecasting. The most up-to-date information is maintained in the News section, complete with links to up-coming conferences, competitions, and publications. Annotated links to major business forecasting associations, datasets, and software providers...

http://faculty.weatherhead.case.edu/Fred-Collopy/
View Resource Health, Climate and Infectious Disease: A Global Perspective

This new report (.pdf format) from the American Academy of Microbiology Critical Issues Colloquia Program examines "the combined advances in microbiology, meteorology, climatology, epidemiology, oceanography, ecology, medicine and space science that are shedding light on the intricate connections between weather, oceans and emerging and re-emerging diseases." The report assesses progress and makes...

https://www.asm.org/index.php/aamindex.php/clinical-medical-...
View Resource The Global Technology Revolution: Bio/Nano/Materials Trends and Their Synergies with Information Technology by 2015

This report, written by RAND for the National Intelligence Council, examines the implications of the revolutions in biotechnology and information technology and the challenges and questions likely to be raised in these fields between now and 2015. The report is offered in both .html and .pdf formats.

https://www.rand.org/pubs/monograph_reports/MR1307.html
View Resource FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight began in 2008 as an independent polling aggregation website. Founded by now-famous statistical analyst, Nate Silver, the site published articles accurately predicting several election cycles. The New York Times bought FiveThirtyEight in 2010 and sold it to ESPN in early 2014. These days readers can expect a punchy online magazine that dissects sports, politics, economics, science,...

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View Resource PredictWise

From politics to sports to market research to just about every conceivable business venture, the ability to accurately - or even semi-accurately - predict the future comes with profound benefits. It is no surprise, then, that economist David M. Rothschild's PredictWise has become so popular among pundits of all kinds. Using peer-reviewed prediction and sentiment models, Rothschild accurately...

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View Resource PredictWise

From politics to sports to market research to just about every conceivable business venture, the ability to accurately - or even semi-accurately - predict the future comes with profound benefits. It is no surprise, then, that economist David M. Rothschild's PredictWise has become so popular among pundits of all kinds. Using peer-reviewed prediction and sentiment models, Rothschild accurately...

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https://predictwise.com/blog/
View Resource NOVA: Prediction by the Numbers

In an era of "big data" and machine learning, statistical predictions are playing an increasingly large role in many facets of our lives - from politics to medicine, to weather forecasts. How do people use statistics to make predictions and how much can we trust these predictions? This recent episode of PBS's NOVA series, which aired on February 28, 2018, explores the history of statistics and...

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http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/prediction-numbers.html