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TED-Ed: How science fiction can help predict the future


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Would you like to know what’s in our future? What’s going to happen to humanity tomorrow, next year, or even a millennium from now? Well, you’re not alone. Everyone from governments to military to industry leaders do as well, and they all employ people – called ‘futurists’ – who attempt to forecast the future. Roey Tzezana explains some of the ways that futurists venture to do so.

Lesson by Roey Tzezana, animation by TED-Ed.