Recorded Future is a company that monitors the web in real time with the goal of making future predictions. This company has been backed by both Google Ventures, the investment arm of Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) and the CIA. There is something about this technology and the organisations surrounding it that has profoundly affected me – this really is the future (and I’m starting to bounce the date 1984 around my head).
This extraordinary company scours tens of thousands of websites, blogs and Twitter accounts to locate the relationships between people, organisations, actions and events – for both the present and still-to-come. Continue Reading