Future of Technological Change
Peter Norvig Keynotes - The Peter Norvig speeches explain the concept of revolutionizing education and effectively...
While there isn't much literature on this, Norivg explains that the individuals who based their predictions on a grand theory or ideology were typically incorrect. Comparing large and diverse amounts of data was much likely to produce a more accurate prediction.
As Norvig points out, looking at how technology affects the human population in terms of the environment and GDP is what researchers should be focusing on.