Long Bets – 02013 Update

Posted on Friday, February 8th, 02013 by Austin Brown
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Predicting the future is hard.

Long Bets is a project by The Long Now Foundation that is testing how hard it really is, and maybe making us just a little bit better at it. The site allows users to post Predictions of at least two years’ duration. Should someone disagree with the likelihood of a prediction, they are welcome to Challenge it and produce a Bet. Real money is put on the line and eventually goes to a charity nominated by the winner.

We’ve recently made judgments on several Bets and wanted to review the outcomes:

We’re also starting a Facebook Page for making and discussing predictions about the future.

  • robot_makes_music

    My prediction is that your Facebook Page will be dead long before any bets discussed on it are decided. :)


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