From the 1st October 2014 road users in the UK are no longer required to display a vehicle tax disc. The information artefact was previously used to demonstrate that the vehicle excise duty had been paid.
Types of Information
Information technology has evolved but has the information communicated through the technology also evolved, or are we communicating the same information as other animals on the planet? This week’s blog considers the information in animal communication.
Information is intended to change our behaviour in some way, to inform us. One of the characteristics of information is newness, new information on which we can choose to act or not to act. Is all information news and does all news provide information?
Information is traditionally categorized as formal and informal information. As information technology removes barriers to communication, is the distinction between formal and informal information still relevant?