What Is Information?
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## Raw Information | |||||||||||

## The building blocks of information
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## Why the word "information"? | |||||||||||

## George Boole (1815-1864)## 1854:An investigation into the Laws of Thought, on Which are founded the Mathematical Theories of Logic and Probabilities. Algebraic symbols can be used to represent truth values - "Boolean Algebra" ## Claude Shannon (1916-2001)## 1938:A Symbolic Analysis of Relay and Switching Circuits
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## What can we do with it? | |||||||||||

What can we build out of these basic elements? Complex information: Text, pictures, diagrams ... |
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