Kevin Kelly – “The Next 100 Years of Science: Long-term Trends in the Scientific Method.”

Posted on Monday, March 13th, 02006 by Simone Davalos
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Kevin Kelly

Recursion drives science

The co-founding editor of “Wired” magazine and author of OUT OF CONTROL is working on a new book on “what technology wants.” His research led to the first-ever history of scientific methodology. Starting from this long-term view of science’s past transformation, he speculates on how the practice of science will change in the future.

Science, says Kevin Kelly, is the process of changing how we know things. It is the foundation our culture and society. While civilizations come and go, science grows steadily onward. It does this by watching itself…

Read the rest of Stewart Brand’s Summary

  • JAIME E. AVILA

    Mr. Stewart Brand:

    I have gotten to download your Summary of “The Next 100 Years of Science: Long-term Trends in Scientific Method” (by Mr. Kevin Kelly), almost by sheer accident. I think it is a mind blowing subject and makes me wonder about the limitless intelligence of man, contradicting human limitless stupidity in making war and spreading destruction; or just persecuting, torturing and killing innocent loving people, for the sole “crime” of refusing to recant their Faith, as it happens to the Bahá’ís in Irán.

    It also makes me wonder what is to live “One Hundred Years Of Solitude” (Gabriel García Márquez), living among men and enduring human atrocities.

    BRAVOoooo!, for “X The Long Now Foundation”.

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  • R.L. Saum

    Our earths equator:

    Electricity and earths natural magnetic flow may someday need to hanshake. Science of our planets axis and or tilt of the earths rotation around the sun, may have us conforming in the earths natural flow. thus balancing the electrical activity between poles thus using the equator as a dividing point.