As Krassimir has pointed out, the term "information" is inseparable from the human utilising (communicating, sending/receiving/evaluating) the information. To say "Information is that difference that makes a difference" is like saying "Cookies are what produce an excellent sensation in the mouth" or "Music is what enchants by fascinating". The anthropomorphic thinking is characteristic of the so-called "magical-mythical" way of thinking that children learn at the age of about 4-5 years. No abstract entity can "make" or "generate" or "produce" anything, least of all differences. The differences are either there or not. They are definitely not made or produced by a wizard or sorcerer or aliens or green mutant informators. For someone who is too dumb, nothing ever makes a difference; for hysterics, everything is incessantly over-the-top, incomparable, unique, never-heard-of, significant, a signal of a conspiracy. The proposal was made in Step 12 of Learn to Count in Twelve Easy Steps to use the term "information" like the terms "beauty", "satisfaction", "desire" etc. Being informed is a property of the spectator, not of the spectaculum.
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