Information is Useless!

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I sometimes catch myself thinking of information useful and, when I do, I tell myself that it’s because it provides knowledge that enriches. But what I forget that information is no more than a collection of data or facts with no guarantee of validity. It isn’t information itself that is powerful. Let me demonstrate: Here … Read more

For Your Eyes Only

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Scientists and Inventors keep written journals called laboratory notebooks, or just lab books. They meticulously record experimental data, procedures, processes and the results of such of their experiments. Such journals are the canonical source for validating the research data in formal papers or claims for patents. I argue here that keeping a journal is not … Read more