Augur: Predicting The Future With A Cryptocurrency?
A cryptocurrency that can predict the future? Sounds a lot like science fiction. After all, we all know that you need a DeLorean DMC-12 to travel to the future. .. and those are hard to get there days.
Augur wants to use the phenomenon of swarm intelligence to estimate the outcome of events that lie ahead of us. Swarm intelligence itself is a fairly unexplored field, so this approach may initially sound very promising.