Steven, In a few words, what I understand by meaning. 1) We all agree that the Shannon theory of information addresses the capacity of transmission of a communication channel. It does not deal at all with the possible meaning associated with the information. A different approach is needed.
Dear colleagues, I agree with a lot of Christophe Menant's last mail, but I think that I can take it a step further. The expression of Bateson A difference which makes a difference presumes that there is a system or a series of events for which the differences can make a difference. This