Our memory of the twin towers attack has been strengthened by events that happened much later. Michael Foran/Flickr, CC BY-SAThe internet has brought change to almost everything in our lives. In particular, the ways we acquire knowledge have significantly changed, partly due to online knowledge repositories such as Wikipedia. In fact, it has even changed the way science is being done. Social scientists increasingly are using online data to study our individual or collective behaviour on a scale and with an accuracy normally only seen in the natural sciences.
Sure, we are still far from having large experimental social science data …read more
Source: The Conversation