“Web Science” is a new course being developed and taught by by Dr. James Hendler, director of the Tetherless World Constellation, a new research group at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY). Here’s a bit of the course description:
“Since its inception the World Wide Web has changed the ways people work, play, communicate, collaborate, and educate. There is, however, a growing realization among researchers across a number of disciplines that without fundamental understanding of the current, evolving and potential Web, we may be missing or delaying opportunities for new and revolutionary capabilities.”
Sounds fascinating and what a cool research program.