Difference between Knowledge and Information

March 6, 2006 at 7:58 am | Posted in Knowledge and Information | 2 Comments

To me, knowledge is what we possess and information is what we exchange. Hence information is objective and knowledge is subjective. Knowledge transfer between two entities A & B takes place as follows.

A codes its knowledge into information. The information is used by B to create / update its knowledge by decoding it and assimilating into existing knowledge that B possesses. The process of coding and decoding is complex and gives rise to all the problems as well as possibilities. We will go into these more in detail….

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March 3, 2006 at 9:31 am | Posted in Knowledge and Information | Leave a comment

I have been deeply interested in understanding the concepts of knowledge & information, and difference between the two. I believe that this understanding would open up new opportunities. Hence I wish to share my views with like minded persons who can stimulate new thoughts and concepts.

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