Using a "temporal analytics engine" to scour the web, 'Recorded Futures' takes information from a variety of internet sources and predicts futures of people, businesses and even natural events. Check out the featured video to get a more in-depth explanation of what 'Recorded Futures' is and how it works.
Implications - Since the beginning of time, humans have been fascinated with the idea of predicting the future. The technological advancements of today allow much more accurate depictions of what will happen later, before it happens. Thus, companies can easily integrate this element of prediction into products, enhancing their perceived knowledge and enticing consumers with the promise of a clear future.