Web science sounds wanky (technical term…

Web science sounds wanky (technical term) but it has interesting applications nonetheless. Tim Berners Lee sets it out so; “[The Web] has something like 1011 web pages in it and there are a similar number of neurons in the brain. The brain is something very complicated we don’t understand – yet we rely on it. The web is very complicated too and, though we built it, we have no real data about the stability of the emergent systems that have cropped up on it.” §

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