Signal to Noise

Data does not equal information. Data has no value until it has been received and understood by an individual. When understanding takes place, the data is transformed into information. Anything that interferes with the reception and understanding of data is noise. Information does not equal knowledge. Knowledge is a construct that is created in the … Continue reading Signal to Noise

A Steady Diet of Soda Pop and Ritalin…

In these days of evil presidentes we are all working for the clampdown. We are taught to obey, consume, comply and breed. The public is pacified by new spinning rims, giant televisions and huge vehicles meant for passing over mountain tops though most have only seen a few puddles in the Starbucks’ parking lot. Meanwhile, … Continue reading A Steady Diet of Soda Pop and Ritalin…

Meme, Noise, Propaganda

Meme, Noise, Propaganda meme n. (mm) : A unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another. Memes are the cultural counterpart of genes and can be considered the unit of cultural evolution. Ideas can evolve in a way analogous … Continue reading Meme, Noise, Propaganda