Monthly Archives: May 2011

Emergence

Emergence results in the creation of novelty Fritjof Capra 2004 05 24 From Fritjof Capra’s The Hidden Connections Emergence results in the creation of novelty, and this novelty is often qualitatively different from the phenomena out of which it emerged. … Continue reading

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Macro-Sanity

The Macro-Universe: Korzybskian Sanity & Unsanity 2001 03 07 Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion Democritus I say that my term macroinformation takes its diction from the concept of the macro-universe, that the macro-universe is … Continue reading

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Information Meta-Levels: Preparation

Warm up of 2002 11 02 Level 0: Difference Foreground is significantly different from background. Speech is notable from ambient sound. To be legible, print must contrast with the color of the window open on the monitor-desktop. Level 1: Data … Continue reading

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Concrete vs Eidetic Information

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Thinking Tools / Information / Macroinformation / Views / Mission: to emphasize discontinuities between data and complex information Macroinformation is my term for that part of information which … Continue reading

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Interactions Between Levels

Interactions between different logical levels produce phenomena unseen at either level Bateson Macroinformation is my term for information more complex than some threshold, the complexity being occasioned by interactions among more than one meta-level. I am developing my theory of … Continue reading

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Drunks or Hawks

When I was a kid my suburban neighborhood surfeited me with girls. Toward the end of grade school the society began shoving us into ballroom dances. Then I attended an all male college: meeting women was accompanied by alcohol: bars, … Continue reading

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Aldi’s Flagrant Foul

/ DeCentral / DeSchool / Voluntary Data Bases / Feed Back / Services / Four times recently I’ve bought prepared food under an Aldi’s store brand and gotten inedible, dangerous food. One frozen veggy pack chewed down to a mass … Continue reading

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