The 21st century is currently witnessing the establishment of data-driven science as a complementary approach to the traditional hypothesis-driven method. This (r)evolution accompanying the paradigm shift from reductionism to complex systems sciences has already largely transformed the natural sciences and is about to bring the same changes to the techno-socio-economic sciences, viewed broadly.
Frank Schweitzer, ETH Zürich
Alessandro Vespignani, Northeastern University
Via Complexity Digest, Frédéric Amblard