Futurology and technological development
Futurology (lat. futurum - future and Greek logos - doctrine) - the science of predicting the future of humanity, the prospects of social processes and phenomena.
Futurology emerged from the depths of philosophy and sociology and evolved into trend watching - over the past half century, futurology has become technological.
Futurology is applicable in practice - it is the creation of a chronological forecast of changes in the world in the future, which is widely used today while devising strategies for the development of corporations, companies, state planning.