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Definition: Meta-

Meta- a step into another logical dimension: all meta-phenomena are orthogonal to the previously designated phenomena “Meta-” Scrapbook getting revived soon Information Menu Information Definitions

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Prefix: Macro-

Macro- pk’s usage at Macroinformation relates to the public language but is specifically a reference to the nature of phenomena in the macrouniverse as mental constructs: informational constructs. We see light through the microscope; it’s the mind that sees a … Continue reading

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Macroinformation

Macroinformation Information emerging from interactions, frictions, between different logical types (beyond grammatical type) Complex information — multi-complex, multi-dimensional — emergent from logical frictions among categories The most important information is silent and emerges from conflict Information Menu Information Definitions

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pk’s Information

Information: Significant difference, inversely related to probability Macroinformation: Information is based in difference. Metainformation emerges from different differences, from constellations of complex difference. Macroinformation is metainformation which sparks in at least several different dimensions. Complex information fighting among its parts … Continue reading

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Norbert Wiener’s information

Norbert Wiener’s observations about information came around the same time as Shannon’s Information and likewise related information inversely to probabilty. Ah, but Wiener said, I paraphrase, There’s more information in a great poem than there is in the Manhattan telephone … Continue reading

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Claude Elwood Shannon’s Information

H = -∑pi logepi Claude Elwood Shannon the negative reciprocal of probability the more predictable, the less information; the less predictable, the more information Reference: See, for example, Shannon. Norbert Wiener conceived of information in much the same terms at … Continue reading

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Gregory Bateson’s Information

Any difference that makes a difference Gregory Bateson Reference: Gregory Bateson’s definition appears in his Mind and Nature, NY, 1979: Glossary, p. 228. Information Menu Information Definitions

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