The Guardian on Information

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Date: Thu Jun 21 2001 - 19:53:15 BST

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    There's an article on information in today's Guardian newspaper science
    section. It's also online at,3605,510111,00.html

    Here's a quote from it:

            Richard Feynman once said nobody can understand quantum mechanics,
            but Murray Gell-Mann, also a Nobel prize winner, disagrees. He
            is sure we can make sense of it, but only if we work information
            theory into the mix.

    How is this relevant here? Memes and genes are both units of information,
    and the relationships between matter, energy and information are highly
    relevant to both genetics and memetics.

    Robin Faichney
    Inside Information -- -- "a prime source of meta-memes"

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