Civil society (think tank, NGO, unaffiliated researcher, non-profit or charity)
United States of America (USA)
IFTF was founded in 1968 as an independent, public-interest nonprofit and a spinoff from RAND Corporation with original support from the Ford Foundation. Our founding articles of incorporation state that “it is imperative that society acquire the necessary tools, methods and research capabilities to identify and cope with socio-economic questions before they become tomorrow’s critical problems.” This was a revolutionary call-to-action at a tumultuous time in history—a call for a more rigorous systems approach to the future that would help people find agency in their own expertise to be better prepared in uncertain times.
The Institute for the Future’s Digital Intelligence Lab conducts research on disinformation and computational propaganda in the context of American politics. Its publications include The Human Consequences of Computational Propaganda,[...]
Subject tag: Disinformation and misinformation | Research