Information Collection

Introduction  In a previous post, Information Lifecycle: Creation, I wrote about the when, how, what, why, and who of information creation; I also defined information disorder and touched on the different types of information disorder. If you haven’t read the previous Information Lifecycle posts, I recommend doing that first. Links: What is Information Information Creation… Continue reading Information Collection

Information Creation

Introduction In What is Information, I wrote about the definition of information, how the concept of information has been used historically, and introduced the information lifecycle. The post launched my Information Lifecycle series, which explores each stage of the information lifecycle, discusses information disorder throughout the lifecycle, and aims to increase information literacy for readers.… Continue reading Information Creation

What is Information?

“What lies at the heart of every living thing is not a fire, not warm breath, not a ‘spark of life.’ It is information, words, instructions… If you want to understand life, don’t think about vibrant, throbbing gels and oozes, think about information technology.” Richard Dawkins Introduction What is information, and how does it get… Continue reading What is Information?