|Requires||Planetary Economics, Digital Sentience|
|Leads to||Eudaimonia, Secrets of Alpha Centauri|
For all the sophistication of its mathematical models, Planetary Economics proved no better at predicting the actions of markets and populations than Wall Street prognosticators of 20th Century Earth. There are too many unknown variables with unforeseeable consequences. Proponents of Sentient Econometrics take the best ‘intelligent computers’ developed under Digital Sentience and set them to identifying these variables and predicting their consequences. Under their diligent efforts, economics finally becomes a true science.