Quotes containing word "information"

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Definitions and meanings of word "information"

• Noun: a message received and understood

• Noun: a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn; example: "statistical data"

• Noun: knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

• Noun: (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; example: "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"

• Noun: formal accusation of a crime

Featured authors with quotes containing word "information"

Seth Lloyd
9 quotes about information
American Educator
Born Tuesday 2 August 1960
Julian Assange
6 quotes about information
Australian Journalist, Editor, Activist, Publisher
Born 1971
Bob Woodward
8 quotes about information
American Author, Journalist, Editor
Born Friday 26 March 1943
Seth Godin
3 quotes about information
American Writer, Author, Speaker
Born Sunday 10 July 1960
Robert Mueller
5 quotes about information
American Director, Public Servant
Born Monday 7 August 1944
Gijs de Vries
5 quotes about information
Dutch Politician
Born Wednesday 22 February 1956
Tom Clancy
4 quotes about information
American Novelist, Author
Saturday 12 April 1947 - Tuesday 1 October 2013
Klaus Fuchs
4 quotes about information
German Physicist
Friday 29 December 1911 - Thursday 28 January 1988
Joseph Stiglitz
3 quotes about information
American Economist
Born Tuesday 9 February 1943
Paul Hawken
4 quotes about information
American Author, Environmentalist
Born Friday 8 February 1946
Merton Miller
4 quotes about information
American Author, Economist
Wednesday 16 May 1923 - Saturday 3 June 2000
Melissa Bean
3 quotes about information
American Politician
Born Monday 22 January 1962

Well, there's a question as to what sort of information is important in the world, what sort of information can achieve reform. And there's a lot of information. So information that organizations are spending economic effort into concealing, that's a really good signal that when the information gets out, there's a hope of it doing some good.

Julian Assange

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Every physical system registers information, and just by evolving in time, by doing its thing, it changes that information, transforms that information, or, if you like, processes that information.

Seth Lloyd

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The thing about information is that information is more valuable when people know it. There's an exception for business information and super timely information, but in all other cases, ideas that spread win.

Seth Godin

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What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.

Herbert Simon

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The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.

Tom Clancy

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Information networks straddle the world. Nothing remains concealed. But the sheer volume of information dissolves the information. We are unable to take it all in.

Gunther Grass

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If we live in a world where information drives what we do, the information we get becomes the most important thing. The person who chooses that information has power.

Seth Godin

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The information gained from these techniques was valuable in some instances, but there is no way of knowing whether the same information could have been obtained through other means.

Dennis C. Blair

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I think the Internet's been a tremendous tool in terms of breaking down the power structure of information and entertainment, particularly at a time when so much information and entertainment were in the hands of so few people, with multinationals owning everything.

Dave Foley

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Judy, we think that since the 11th of September, 2001, we've faced a similar heightened threat level. And we've been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence and security information and the assessment of that information, because that's the crucial element.

David Blunkett

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That which today calls itself science gives us more and more information, and indigestible glut of information, and less and less understanding.

Edward Abbey

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In Canada you grow up - we're next to the United States. We're watching whatever you're watching. We're following your news. It's obvious that we are inundated with American cultural information and political information. Whereas the opposite is not true.

Rick Mercer

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I think it could be the biggest information problem that we face. 'If somebody is abroad and they even mention the name of an American citizen, bang, off goes the tap, and no more information is collected.

Charles F. Bass

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Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action.

Carol Bellamy

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The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another.

Richard P. Feynman

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American people are not evil. Given information, they will do the right thing. But they're not given the information.

Tim Robbins

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We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.

E. O. Wilson

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Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet.

Darrell Issa

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You know, when people want to get any information, research information, it will all exist on these Web sites.

Brian De Palma

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A journalist and an information architect face exactly the same problem - how to give shape to the pile of information in front of you in a way that will make it easy and natural for people to comprehend. I can't imagine any better preparation for the work I do now.

Jesse James Garrett

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