Seriously! What is Information?

Seriously! What is Information?

This whole mess started with Claude Shannon in 1948 figuring out a method to quantify the information of a message in a paper called A Mathematical Theory of Communication or Information Theory. Confused? Don’t Panic! His big idea was that you could assign a...

Simple Example of Information

At the core of defining Information Theory 2.0 is the need to define information. The difficulty is that defining information is like defining the nature of reality itself.  Information might fall into the universal category of I can’t define it but I know it...

On the Edge of Chaos and Order

A good man will not waste himself upon mean and discreditable work or be busy merely for the sake of being busy. Neither will he, as you imagine, become so involved in ambitious schemes that he will have continually to endure their ebb and flow.” – Seneca The edge of...

What is Information Theory 2.0?

If you Google “information theory” your results will lead you to the science of the message definition that has been around since the late 40’s. From this is derived what we am calling Information Theory 2.0. This is what we are calling the...