October 6, 2021

It is said that we live in an “information age.”

Indeed, information is a powerful force that shapes our world and the range of human experience — from the highs, to the lows, to the downright paradoxical:

  • “The key to Alice’s success is she always has the right information.“
  • “It was a complete failure, I had bad information.“
  • “Somehow, I feel like I have less information after talking with you.”\\[1.2em]

But what does it mean to have information? Is it something that we can have more or less of, like money? And how do we go about obtaining it?