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….


Welcome to my new site

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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