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Sixteen Data Types

So after this brief introduction to data typing let's review what is going on and study all sixteen of our senses or data types in a little more detail. Let us say your eyes detect the raw data of red light. In and of itself the color red may not mean much but there is a clue in what was just said. The term 'red light' demonstrates a pairing of two different components of the universe of MEST. Red is actually a wave-length or spatial length of the light. And, light itself is pure energy. So to get 'red light' data you need a paring of the components of space and energy. Data comes to us as a paring of two of the four components of MEST. The raw data of 'size' is usually represented as a paring of mass and space. In these parings one component is the 'carrier' and the other is the 'code' or data. The 'size' or spatial displacement of a golf ball is 'carried' by the mass of the ball itself. No mass, no size data.

When you see an ordered paring of four things taken two at a time it makes sense that there should be just 16 fundamental data types. The 16 data types can be a bit confusing at first but eventually you should be able to witness most of them in your everyday life.

In order to keep track of the 16 different data types they needed unique names so a two letter acronym format was adopted. The first letter indicates coding element and the second the carrier element. The following text will briefly discuss each individual data type:

Type ES data: Coded in Energy carried in Space:

Light is electromagnetic energy that can be understood as a stream of photons. Each photon is considered to have an energy level proportional to its frequency or wavelength. We sense this energy of the photons as type ES color data with the cone receptors of our eyes.

Type SE data: Coded in Space carried by Energy:

This type manifests itself as visual images where energy (light) is spread out across one, two, or three dimensional spaces and is sensed by the spatial array of rod and cone sensors in our eyes. If you have the golf ball in a dark room you can see no SE data, but if you turn a light on, and illuminate the ball, the reflected light energy from the ball is type SE data. In this case it took the energy of the light to carry the image of the ball to your eyes.

Type SM data: Coded in Space carried by Mass:

This type of data is exhibited by shape or position of material objects. The mass of the object displaces space and you can sense this displacement with your hands. The mass also defines a place in space where the object is located. If you pick up a golf ball in a dark room your hands know where you picked it up at and your fingers can feel the shape and identify the object by its type SM data.

Type MS data: Coded in Mass carried in Space:

Type MS data refers to the properties of the actual mass being observed. If two objects have the same shape but one is gold and the other is silver, this fact that the two objects are of different kinds of mass is type MS data. Here the space or size of the object is irrelevant to the nature of the data; space is simply the carrier of the data.

Type ME data: Coded in Mass carried in Energy:

The property of a mass being either solid, liquid, or gas depends on its temperature or energy. Different masses have different boiling or freezing points depending on the specific properties of the mass. But, the energy is not the data, the data is the nature of the mass itself and this is type ME data.

Type EM data: Coded in Energy carried in Mass:

This data type corresponds to an objects momentum or temperature. If you catch a baseball you can sense its speed by how hard it hits your hand. This is your sense of the kinetic energy of the object and it is irrelevant to what the object is or is made of. Temperature (thermal energy) of an object is also carried in its mass. Our fingers can sense temperature of whatever they touch and here they are detecting type EM data.

Type TM data: Coded in Time carried by Mass:

When you hear a sound you are hearing a mass of air molecules pushing on your eardrum over a period of time. The frequency or duration of the air pressure on the eardrum is the type TM data.

Type MT data: Coded in Mass carried in Time:

A mass may contain data about events in its past like a fossil contains data about a plant or animal that died in that mass at an earlier time. It takes a trained eye to observe SE data reflected from a mass and sense the presence of type MT data. Since the fossil mass didn't change with time then time is the carrier of type MT historical data.

Type TS data: Coded in Time carried in Space:

This type is sometimes called kinematics and has to do with motion in space over a period of time. A motion picture or video camera records frames of time and the images carry the spatial data. Our brain can also remember the motion of an object and this is it sensing and recording of type TS data.

Type ST data: Coded in Space carried in Time:

Type ST data is a still image like a photograph that doesn't change with time. Most solid inanimate objects exhibit ST data if all they do is hold their shape for a period of time. The shape of the object or image on a photograph is a data record of the moment in time when it was created.

Type TE data: Coded in Time carried by Energy:

Your inner ear senses your rate of change of potential energy with respect to time and you use this TE data to keep your balance. If you were to sense Morse Code by either hearing tones or seeing flashes of light the duration in time distinguishes between dots and dashes. This time coding of energy is type TE data.

Type ET data: Coded in Energy carried in Time:

This is potential energy that stays constant in time like the lifting of a mass to a higher level or the electrical charge in a battery. We can remember ET data by remembering how much effort it took to lift an object. It is the memory of the data, which is type ET data.

Type MM data: Coded in Mass carried in Mass:

In this type you get data about the actual structure of the mass. The nose and tongue are also sensors of type MM data in the form of smell and taste. Both taste and smell come from molecules of actual mass directly touching the sensor which detects this type MM data.

Type EE data: Coded in Energy carried in Energy:

The intensity of light is measured as EE data where no distinction as to color, position, or duration is concerned. The rod sensors in the retina of the eye simply detect the total number of photons reaching the receptor. The skin also detects EE data in the form of infra-red or thermal radiation. Electricity is yet another type EE data that can be carried by wires.

Type SS data: Coded in Space carried in Space:

This data type covers length, area, and volume measurements. If you use a ruler to measure a length of space this distance is type SS data. By processing type SE data the brain can sense the type SS size data of objects that it views. The hands can also sense type SS size data.

Type TT data: Coded in Time carried in Time:

This data type is simply a date or place in time like: September 11, 2001 that does not change with time. The fact that a date doesn't change over time implies that it is carried in an immortal time carrier. The date may be remembered as type MT (ink on a page) and seen as type SE (reflected light), but the fact that it is remembered in time regardless of its format is the key. The format of a date may change according to the plant or animal that records it but any memory of a point in time is a date of type TT data.

Last Update: 2006-Dec-23