The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) recently launched the Geopolitical Forecasting Challenge 2, which encourages solvers to develop innovative methods for utilizing crowdsourced information to create global issue forecasts. […]

Secrets have always been the lifeblood of the spy game. However, sometimes it pays to know what everyone else does. To that end, agencies are learning that crowdsourced information can prove to be a good predictor of upcoming events.