How does a ‘social science’ or ‘philosophy of science’ perspective on science and technology inform Web Science?

‘A Manifesto for Web Science” (Halford, Pope and Carr, 2010) defines the essential characteristics of this relatively new area of study; Web Science “must be a critical discipline” that “looks both ways to see how the web is made by humans and how humans are made by the web”. This broadly socio-technical approach is derivedContinue reading “How does a ‘social science’ or ‘philosophy of science’ perspective on science and technology inform Web Science?”