In Trillions, we explore the idea of a rich information ecology. But what exactly do we mean when we say “information?” If we asked for an example of information, what would we get?
To help explain, we’ve created a short film. Take a look.
Watch it on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/3248432
[from page 173 of Trillions, in the section “Architecture as Style”]
Information can start to feel like a slippery idea because we often confuse information with the form that it takes; substituting the medium for the message. However, the key to successfully practicing information-centric design is to understand the distinction between information itself and how it is expressed.