Foresight Engine

From Faster Than 20

The Foresight Engine is an online game to encourage wide-scale scenario thinking. It was designed and developed by Jane McGonigal of the Institute for the Future in partnership with Natron Baxter Applied Gaming. Features:

  • Built around Twitter-length (140 character) microforecasts
  • Lightweight interface with low time commitment: minimum of 15-20 minutes over 1-2 days. Engagement is often longer

This looks like it's a fairly big break away from traditional scenario thinking processes. It's more of a high-intensity, large-scale brainstorming and deliberation process.

Here's a of their most recent engagement on global poverty.

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