Lolcats, "I Can Has Cheezburger?" | Salon Life
The lolcats, the Internet's most famous felines, may be hilarious. But in their yearning, I see nothing less than the tragedy of the human condition.Evolution and Facebook's "25 Random Things About Me" craze. - By Chris Wilson - Slate Magazine
an outline, with graphs, about the 25 random things that spread across facebook
It's all evolution...
25 Things, Analyzed as an Infectious DiseaseThe Anatomy of a Facebook Meme
An interactive view of the all the memes that swept across the internet and burrowed in our zeitgeist. Built from Wikipedia and Memelabs, open for you to add and maintain.
Timeline of internet memes
Dancing Baby, Susan Boyle, etc.Meme Scenery - Waxy.org
Memes with their subjects taken out. I knew 2/3 of them, sadly.
Can you name the internet sensations just based on the background scenery?
Like Jon Haddock's porn sans people, these photos are banal out of context. Only someone familiar with the original memes would sense something's amiss, like the set of a play waiting for the actors to stumble into history.
you just get the strangest feeling of déjà vu...Evolution's third replicator: Genes, memes, and now what? - life - 31 July 2009 - New Scientist
!! digital information을 세번쩨 replicator로 규정. 그런데 그것이 copy,mutation,natural selection을 모두 충족하는가? 글쓴이에 의하면 현재의 컴퓨터들은 웹 상에서, 인간의 통제를 벗어나 스스로 복제하고, 정보를 수집하며, 편집하고, 뭐..그런말을 하는데.. / / mutation은 없고 summary만 있을뿐 아닌가? 그리고 natural selection은 혹시 virus에 의한것을 말하는가? 그렇다면 너무 유치하고.. 검색순위 상단에 오르는 것을 말한다면 그것은 인간에 의한것인데?
There's a new type of evolution going on and it may not be to our liking, says Susan Blackmore
Memes are a new kind of information - behaviours rather than DNA - copied by a new kind of machinery - brains rather than chemicals inside cells. This is a new evolutionary process because all of the three critical stages - copying, varying and selection - are done by those brains. So does the same apply to new technology?kanyelicio.us
See what Kanye West thinks of your website - awesome.
"This website is pretty good, and I'm gonna let you see it..." Taking the piss out of the jackass.The Top Internet Memes of 2009
Good list -
internet-memes-2009The instantaneous and shareable nature of the Internet is one of the things that separates it from other mediums. Viral videos and Internet memes can take hold and spread quickly. Thanks to social networking, the speed in which the latest phenomena can spread is lightning fast. More and more frequently, Internet memes are making appearances in other more traditional media like TV and film.
popular youtube videos this year
The Top Internet Memes of 2009 http://bit.ly/3NFc28 [from http://twitter.com/gohewitt/statuses/5348407147]
RT @MarvinHimel I can see why these videos became viral in 2009 http://ow.ly/yyQY [from http://twitter.com/LauraleeGuthrie/statuses/5399440719]
Nio memer du inte får ha missat i år. Och du har väl inte missat http://www.dipity.com/tatercakes/Internet_Memes
The Top Internet Memes of 2009 (mostly videos)Fimoculous.com - misc - Macroanonymous Is The New Microfamous
Interview with 4chan's creator
An Interview With The Founder of 4chan
moot of 4chan
I like to think that I've grown as a person, but at the same time I think a little piece of me continues to die every year.
interesting interview with moot of 4chan
Rex Sorgatz' website, feeding on internet culture.