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data, data processing, jargon /day't*/ (Or "raw data")
in a form which can be assessed by a human or (especially)
always represent data in binary
Data on its own has no meaning, only when interpreted by some
People or computers can find patterns in data to perceive
information, and information can be used to enhance
. Since knowledge is prerequisite to wisdom, we
always want more data and information. But, as modern
better ways to find patterns.
1234567.89 is data.
"Your bank balance has jumped 8087% to $1234567.89" is
"Nobody owes me that much money" is knowledge.
"I'd better talk to the bank before I spend it, because of
what has happened to other people" is wisdom.