RE: virus: Nature of Information

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Tue, 14 Oct 1997 16:11:18 -0700

Brett wrote:
>Translation only really applies to information in the context
>of human communications, which is a *very* small subset
>of information in general, while any kind of information
>whatsoever, if it is not perfectly random, can be
>I disagree! Translation of one stream of information into another stream of
>information (except for the strict interpretation of the term "translation")
>would seem to imply and state of matter which *translates* into another
>state (matter to energy, for example) or for comparisons of different
>streams of information as *translated* through a common property (the
>position and the action of a proton as understood through a "hidden
>I think Robin's response is out-of-line, rude, and downright wrong to boot.

I keep telling myself that there must be some hidden wisdom in it, if I
could only understand it. It's frustrating how limitted my understanding
is. The only thing I get from this post is that the One-Minute-Manipulator
is going to read through his waste-basket again.

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159