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Since the present futures co-determine the future present, predictions basically enlarge the probability space we face; they do not reduce but expand both uncertainty and possibility. The question is about the distribution of the uncertainty and the possibility: who gets how much of what?1
The future, you must not foresee but enable.2
This chapter explores the implications of data-driven agency in policing under the heading of ‘new animism in policing'. The title is meant to stir the imagination of the reader, highlighting the fact that we are not merely dealing with new types of information-processing but with cybernetic and cyber-physical systems that act upon their environment.3 These systems ...