Stafford Beer defines information as data that changes the state of a system. Data that doesn't change is is not information.
@tikkun_olamunist It's an interesting idea. I suspect this definition could be of some use in the software world where that distinction is important and way too often overlooked.
@tikkun_olamunist I read the first third, but it's dead tree, which means I can only read when I'm home and have a magnifying glass at hand. I'll get there. It'll happen :)
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