Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Eklund, Phil (February 3, 2015), A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures, Entropy Magazine, Retrieved on 2019-11-08
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    08 NOV 2019

     Words are More Powerful than Pictures

    This “algebraic” flexibility of a word encapsulates the essence of something while leaving unnecessary concretes out. A photo doesn’t and can’t. Further, a word offers enormous flexibility in terms of input/output. It can be spoken, thought, gestured (as in sign language), written, grammatically combined with other words, or stored with very little memory. A photo can’t. Words are altered by syntax and grammatical endings. A photo can’t be modified in this way, other than the temp...
    Folksonomies: communication
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