[1] Any random sequence of data.
[2] Term used to describe unwanted electronic signals, sometimes random and sometimes systematic, which contaminate the weak signal one is trying to detect.

Because the sequence is random and without meaning, noise carries no information. Even so, there are some hyperturings vec, and posthuman clades dedicated to aesthetic study of, or or extraction of apparently or seemingly or arbitrarily useful data from, noise.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 09 December 2001.