0 Replies Latest reply on Jul 24, 2014 6:32 PM by Christopher McCarthy

    SciCast Calls for ACS Members to Make Predictions

    Christopher McCarthy

      Largest sci-tech crowdsourcing forecast site in search of professionals and enthusiasts to predict future events

       

      Experts from around the world are predicting the next big thing on SciCast, the largest known science and technology-focused crowdsourced forecasting site.

       

      ACS is a proud partner of SciCast, a research project run by George Mason University and funded by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). More than 9,000 SciCast participants are predicting events and discussing – even competing – with their peers. Share your expertise and predict the future, all while making your way up the SciCast leaderboard.


      Here are some featured active questions. Predict Now!

      • Which of the following battery types mentioned in the July 14, 2014 issue of C&EN will be the first to be used in an electric car sold by 2020? Predict now: http://ow.ly/zh5ff
      • How many QIDP-designated drugs will the FDA approve by the end of 2014? http://ow.ly/zh5m4
      • When will the pharmaceutical industry produce a new drug to aid the deaf, by targeting the inner ear? http://ow.ly/zh5rq
      • When will a handheld, flexible nanocellulose video screen be commercially available for sale? http://ow.ly/zh5A7