Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: information_theory

3 bookmarks tagged “information_theory

graydon2 | always bet on text
Text can convey ideas with a precisely controlled level of ambiguity and precision, implied context and elaborated content, unmatched by anything else. It is not a coincidence that all of literature and poetry, history and philosophy, mathematics, logic, programming and engineering rely on textual encodings for their ideas.