Here I indicate my understanding of Pedro's statements on information STAN 10 PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SCIENCE
1. Information is information, neither matter nor energy. S: I have information as a perceptible result of interaction, which may be embodied in matter and/or energy Information is comprehended into structures, patterns, messages, or flows. S: Agreed 3. Information can be recognized, can be measured, and can be processed (either computationally or non-computationally). S: If an interaction has an effect, that effect can be converted to other embodiments, resulting in informing 4. Information flows are essential organizers of life's self-production processes--anticipating, shaping, and mixing up with the accompanying energy flows. S: Life, as an information-guided local process-embodiment, transforms other forms by extracting usable energy and materials from them. 5. Communication/information exchanges among adaptive life-cycles underlie the complexity of biological organizations at all scales. S: Information, as such, has no scale restriction. However, informed processes in living systems proceed independently at many scales. 6. It is symbolic language what conveys the essential communication exchanges of the human species--and constitutes the core of its "social nature." S: Informing has been constructed as a basic tool among humans. 7. Human information may be systematically converted into efficient knowledge, by following the "knowledge instinct" and further up by applying rigorous methodologies. S: Among humans information is used to construct and effect technologies. 8. Human cognitive limitations on knowledge accumulation are partially overcome via the social organization of "knowledge ecologies." S: Humans have methods for sharing information. 9. Knowledge circulates and recombines socially, in a continuous actualization that involves "creative destruction" of fields and disciplines: the intellectual Ars Magna. S: Methods of sharing information among humans have become developed as discourses 10. Information science proposes a new, radical vision on the information and knowledge flows that support individual lives, with profound consequences for scientific-philosophical practice and for social governance. S: Information Science proposes to embody a special understanding of informational transactions as an acknowledged discourse.
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