Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Susan Blackmore: Memes and "temes"

Filmed Feb 2008; Posted Jun 2008 Link
Susan Blackmore studies memes: ideas that replicate themselves from brain to brain like a virus. She makes a bold new argument: Humanity has spawned a new kind of meme, the teme, which spreads itself via technology -- and invents ways to keep itself alive.

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