Comparing Two "-field" Theories

Motives and norms around data are key, as data themselves don't have an opinion

Eugene Garfield is known as the inventor of the Impact Factor. Ed Greenfield, who trailed Garfield by a number of years in his unrelated but impactful efforts, may be less known — but not for long, as he’s now the subject of a new book by Jill Lepore entitled, “If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future.”

Both “-fields” had major ideas…

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