Forecasting the future with social network analysis
February 26, 2013
So says The Economist, and with a psychohistory take.
Of course, the pioneers all seem to be physicists applying their techniques to Big Data and social networks.
The good news is that my kind of science fiction seems a lot more plausible when news like this comes out. The bad news is that I haven’t published any science fiction that builds off this kind of work.