“Science 1.0 heroes such as Galileo, Newton, and Einstein produced key equations that describe the relationships among gravity, electricity, magnetism, and light. By contrast, Science 2.0 leaders are studying trust, empathy, responsibility, and privacy. The great adventure for the next 400 years will be to define, measure, and predict the interaction among these variables so as to accelerate scientific discovery, engineering innovation, e-commerce, and education (10). The fivefold growth of research on privacy and trust is apparent in the past 5 years, whereas empathy and responsibility are just beginning to capture attention (11).”
Ben Shneiderman, Professor do Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, EUA, em um artigo que saiu na revista Science, argumenta que os métodos científicos tradicionais necessitam ser expandidos para lidar com questões complexas que estão surgindo à medida que sistemas sociais encontram inovações tecnológicas.
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