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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

What is a detail?


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What is a detail? Here is my definition:


A detail is information about something


What's the difference between a detail and a piece of information? I believe these words have a perfect overlap but they have a slightly different emphasis. The emphasis of a detail is to describe, while the emphasis of information is to provide education. Every detail is a piece of information; every piece of information is a detail.



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