martes, 18 de marzo de 2008

The birth of a new science - The Web Science

For all of us that follow the Web environment, this news is great. What are the implications??, there are many, now we (human beings) will study something that we make every second, is our own material made by millions of persons with different thoughts, this is like a new mine (information mine) that we will going to dig up maybe for ever, is an endless resource, and the best thing is that we are the contributors of it. In the official web site said “The Web is the largest human information construct in history. The Web is transforming society. In order to...” [1] the answer is in our research.

“This is a multi-disciplinary effort to study the web and try to guide its future… Sir Tim explained that there were now more web pages than there are neurons in the human brain, yet the shape and growth of the web were still not properly understood” [2]

Is the beginning of a new science that will help a lot to understand us.