- Symbols - Words, Numbers
Computers: Lists, files
- Data in Context.
Provides answers to "who", "what", "where", and "when" questions.
- Application of information to life issues. "How" issues.
Computers: Modeling, simulation.
- Cognitive and analytical processing of Knowledge to produce new knowledge. Why issues.
Computers: Artificial Intelligence
- Wisdom or Intelligence
- Understanding plus experience.
It calls upon all the previous levels of consciousness, and specifically upon special types of human programming (moral, ethical codes, etc.). The process by which we also discern, or judge, between right and wrong, good and bad.
Wisdom is the right use of Knowledge.
Wisdom is the practical application of knowledge to its best ends.
Computers: Cannot achieve this level.
- Beyond the Blue
Secrets of Heaven
The Mystery of Awareness
Data, Information, Knowledge, & Wisdom at Systems-thinking.org
Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom? at InformationIsBeautiful.net
Data, Information, Knowledge, and Wisdom at UOregon.edu
Data and Information
Introduction to Knowledge Modeling and Neural Networks
The Semantic Web
Proverbs 24:3-4 - "By wisdom a house is built,
and through understanding it is established;
through knowledge its rooms are filled
with rare and beautiful treasures.
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last updated 8 Feb 2012