Tag Archives: Memes

La gran guerra de los memes en la política

I contributed to this interesting article on memes and politics in the Colombian newspaper El Espectador earlier this month. El Mundo 3 Sep 2018 – 9:00 PM Nicolás Marín Navas Las ideas, ideologías y emociones ya no se transmiten como … Continue reading

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Internetes mémek – (poszt?)memetika

For any Hungarians on this network (or those of you clever enough to read Hungarian)… a translation of Contagion Theory Beyond the Microbe is included in this special issue of Apertúra on (post)memetic theory. There’s an option to read some … Continue reading

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What Are Memes and Virality? | Mashable Explains

One of my students found this interesting plug 😉 for Virality… I probably need to work on my presentation style. This has more hits.

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Memes, spam, nodes and moods: On creating super–clusters of attention

There’s a nice summary of a talk I did on virality for the Global Media Cultures masters programme at the University of Warwick yesterday. Some really interesting points came up about links between network science and the attention economy and … Continue reading

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Animal Societies of Imitation

Tarde’s Animal Societies of Imitation Having watched this canary-like beluga whale doing a very bizarre bugle imitation this week reminded me of Tarde’s interest in animal societies. In the short piece below (adapted from a full article due to be … Continue reading

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