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1. "And this is one way to do technology forecasting; get a sense of where technology is, and then anticipate the next upturn."
Author: Chris Anderson
2. "Oh, really? Do you wake up heaving from bloody dreams thatpromise destruction like some crazy street guy forecasting theApocalypse? Did you slam a door in your dad's face hours before he died?Does everyone, cops included, think you're a pestering loon 'cause‘accident' doesn't sit right with you, nor the many other freakouts, likethe car that keeps showing up on your street, with someone sitting in it,doing like, nothing? No? Oh no? Didn't think so. Life sucks for everyone.Jump or deal with it."
Author: Courtney Vail
3. "There are domains in which expertise is not possible. Stock picking is a good example. And in long-term political strategic forecasting, it's been shown that experts are just not better than a dice-throwing monkey."
Author: Daniel Kahneman
4. "For no one knows what lies under the sands of the world's great deserts. No one knows how many times poor Earth has reeled under blows from comets, has lost or captured moons, has changed its air, its very nature. No one knows what has existed and has vanished beyond recovery, evidence for the number of times man has understood and has forgotten again that his mind and flesh and life and movements are made of star stuff, sun stuff, planet stuff; that the sun's being is his, and what sort of events may be expected, because of the meshings of the planets - and how an intelligent husbanding of humanity's resources may be effected based on the most skilled and sensitive of forecasting, by those whose minds are instruments to record the celestial dance."
Author: Doris Lessing
5. "Future forecasting is all about testing strategies - it's like a wind tunnel."
Author: Jamais Cascio
6. "The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable."
Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
7. "The funds from the sale were put into research and general teaching budgets at the university. Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, Inc., is now a growing enterprise with many model and other econometric facilities."
Author: Lawrence R. Klein
8. "What a well-designed forecasting system can do is sort out which statistics are relatively more susceptible to luck; batting average, for instance, is more erratic than home runs."
Author: Nate Silver
9. "Computer modelling for weather forecasting, and indeed for climate forecasting, has reached its limits."
Author: Piers Corbyn
10. "Did they launch the last space shuttle yet?" – Sundown "I don't follow." – Ren"I'm just thinking maybe we should evacuate the whole planet. I've heard the moon is kind of nice this time of year." – Sundown "Focus your ADD, Jess." – Ren"I gotcha, brother. What you're forecasting is six more plagues coming out of the northwest at maximum velocity with a mild chance of survival. Followed by the world getting swallowed whole in a vat of evil." – Sundown"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
11. "Now it will take a long time to scale biofuels, but I'm the only one in the world forecasting oil dropping in price to $35 a barrel by 2030. I'll put it on the record: Oil will not be able to compete with cellulosic biofuels. If you do it from food, the food will get so expensive you can't make fuel out of it."
Author: Vinod Khosla

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Today's gloom was just such an exquisite affair. He reclined in it as other men might in a hot bath. There was a darkness such as this inside of him too, which this one helped appease. It made him feel undone out of his skin, so that it was hard to tell where Daniel Fossiter ended and the world began. In this way he felt released, an uncorked genie floating for a few precious moments beyond his lamp."
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