Symbols - Words, Numbers
Computers: Lists, files
Data in Context.
Understanding relations
Provides answers to "who", "what", "where", and "when" questions.
Computers: Database
Application of information to life issues. "How" issues.
Understanding patterns
Computers: Modeling, simulation.
Cognitive and analytical processing of Knowledge to produce new knowledge. Why issues.
Computers: Artificial Intelligence
Wisdom or Intelligence
Understanding plus experience.
Understanding principles
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
Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom? at
Data, Information, Knowledge, and Wisdom at
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