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INFER's Pros enter the 2023 season with a track record of success

By: INFER Team | Mar 23, 2023 04:55PM UTC

INFER inducted the 2023 cohort of Pro Forecasters with a kickoff event last month. 85 Pros earned their spot in the program by establishing a forecasting track record last year, a necessary prerequisite for the important role that Pros take on during the season. 

INFER and UK Professional Head of Intelligence Assessment launch collaboration

By: INFER Team | Feb 21, 2023 10:34PM UTC

INFER is pleased to announce a collaboration with Cosmic Bazaar, the crowdsourced forecasting program run by the UK’s Professional Head of Intelligence Assessment (PHIA).

INFER's Best of 2022: Congratulations to the season's leaders across various forecasting categories

By: INFER Team | Feb 21, 2023 10:33PM UTC

See who made the Best of 2022 and help us recognize their outstanding contributions.

A look back at 2022 and where we’re headed

By: INFER Team | Dec 21, 2022 09:39PM UTC

As the inaugural season of INFER comes to an end, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some of our accomplishments as a community, our lessons learned, and also give you a glimpse of new initiatives we’re excited to share with you in 2023. 

2023 Pro Forecaster selections begin in December

By: INFER Team | Dec 12, 2022 02:18PM UTC

INFER is pleased to announce that the Pro Forecaster Program will continue into the 2023 season. Up to 100 Pro Forecasters (“Pros”) are being selected for the program, which includes monthly payment for dedicated forecasting and exclusive training and events.

EA Tournament participants learned to forecast for a better future

By: Henry Tolchard | Oct 06, 2022 03:39PM UTC

What did EA student groups from universities across the globe learn during INFER's first forecasting tournament? The winning team, many of whom were first-time forecasters, share their thoughts!

Sneak peek: Forecaster training program coming soon; Pros begin this week with an open-source research training

By: INFER Team | Sep 06, 2022 06:52PM UTC

We're excited to show you a sneak peek of our new Forecaster Training Program designed by our partners at Pytho. Special live training on open source research techniques will also be offered to a select group of Pros and other forecasters.

Forecaster spotlights: Meet Dawna and Ryan, our community mentors

By: INFER Team | Jul 08, 2022 05:10PM UTC

Meet Dawna Coutant and Ryan Beck, our community mentors!  You may have seen notes and comments on our discussion boards from these two Pro Forecasters aimed to help you in your own forecasting. Get to know them, how they approach forecasting, and their advice for honing your skills. 

By the numbers: INFER forecasts increase and "time" is most popular word in April

By: Zev Burton | May 26, 2022 09:00PM UTC

In the first "By the Numbers," we explore the number of forecasts, how accurate forecasters were, and many other statistics about INFER forecasts during the month of April. 

Effective altruism students hone forecasting skills in first INFER tournament

By: Henry Tolchard | Apr 20, 2022 06:50PM UTC

INFER has launched its first tournament for effective altruism (EA) student groups. EA groups from top universities around the world are learning forecasting techniques and putting skills into practice in an attempt to be more accurate in predicting the future.

Pro Forecasters: What they do and why they're an important part of INFER Public

By: INFER Team | Feb 02, 2022 04:49PM UTC

We've launched the 2022 Pro Forecaster program, comprised of 100 forecasters paid to dedicate time to forecasting, collaborating with other Pros, and attending exclusive trainings and events. Here's what's new for 2022, why INFER is investing in growing the program -- and how you can become a Pro!

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