Cathy O’Neil proposes a classification of contemporary futurists in two dimensions:

“The first measurement of a futurist is the extent to which he or she believes in a singularity.
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On our second axis, let’s measure the extent to which a given futurist is worried when they theorize about the future. Are they excited or scared? Cautious or jubilant?”

Source: Know Thy Futurist | Boston Review

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