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Science is the only news

Science is the only news. When you scan through a newspaper or magazine, all the human interest stuff is the same old he-said-she-said, the politics and economics the same sorry cyclic dramas, the fashions a pathetic illusion of newness, and even the technology is predictable if you know the science. Human nature doesn’t change much; science does, and the change accrues, altering the world irreversibly. 

A famous quote by Stewart Brand, that appear in John Brockman’s essay (and book) The Third Culture



Professor at Northeastern University. Working on Complex Systems, Social Networks and Urban Science.