Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders. ... The Goliath of totalitarianism will be brought down by the David of the microchip.
As quoted in The Guardian, London (14 June 1989)
Entropy is not about speeds or positions of particles, the way temperature and pressure and volume are, but about our lack of information.hans christian von baeyer
Information can tell us everything. It has all the answers. But they are answers to questions we have not asked, and which doubtless don’t even arise.
Information is not a substance or concrete entity but rather a relationship between sets or ensembles of structured variety.
If you torture the data enough, nature will always confess.
Wisdom is dead. Long live information.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.samuel johnson
There's no going back, and there's no hiding the information. So let everyone have it.
When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
Private information is practically the source of every large modern fortune.
In 2007, for the first time ever, more information was generated in one year than had been produced in the entire previous five thousand years - the period since the invention of writing.