What is Information?

This presentation will carefully introduce the concepts of entropy and information, explaining them intuitively while defining them rigorously. The presented paper argues that a proper understanding of information in terms of prediction is key to a number of disciplines beyond engineering, such as physics and biology.

Kyle Geske is a computer engineer, web coder, and father. He’s the executive director of Open Democracy Manitoba, a non-profit organization dedicated to political education and the empowerment of local voters. As a programming instructor at Red River College, Kyle challenges and inspires the next generation of Manitoban web and app innovators.