30 Dec '11, 2pm

Reinventing the Scientific Method

The Internet and social networking are transforming entertainment, journalism, retail commerce, and politics. And more slowly but still surely, they’re changing the way science and engineering research are being done. My guest today knows scientific research from the inside and decided to write a book about the ways science has and hasn’t changed. Part descriptive and part prescriptive, his book, Reinventing Discovery , was published by Princeton University Press last month. It’s a provocative look at the modern process of invention. Michael Nielsen is a theoretical physicist specializing in quantum computation and quantum information —in fact, he coauthored the definitive textbook on the subject. He most recently was a senior faculty member at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics , a Canadian research center started by one of the cofounders of Research In Motio...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/podcast/at-work/innovation/reinv...

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