Jottings on some MIT Notes on talks with Dennet, Blackmore and Pinker
On where I’ve got to with memes and where I should probably go
On meme maps, and the importance of understanding people to people (P2P) networks.
Memes are fairly common concepts in the world of blogs, and they tend to be receptor/phenotype free. David Gagne has put down the bloggers definition: meme: any expression (usually the smallest/shortest possible) that can convey meaning; an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture Links: The Weblog Dictionary @ davidgagne.net
Link to some homebrew research on meme propagation.
On four of the problems with memes: ambiguity, Lamarck, Ockham’s Razor, and the self.
On replicators, bodypopping, and why grandma knew that anyway.
On memes, how Dawkins defines them, and how they propagate