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Computer scientist Wendy Hall talks about the need for a new academic discipline called Web science that will give computer scientists, sociologists and market researchers a look at what makes the Web -- and us -- tick.
Dr. Hall is professor of computer science at the University of Southampton, UK. She is also president of the Association for Computing Machinery -- the first person from outside North America to hold this position in the ACM’s 60-year history.
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Also: What is Web science? Listen to computer scientist Nigel Shadbolt talk about the need to understand the Web and how we might extend it in the future.
Series producer: Barbara Finkelstein
Music: Todd Rice (c) 1999
Last updated June 8, 2008