Know Your Meme
Friday, November 26, 2010
The term “meme” was coined by British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins to describe a concept that self-replicates, mutates, and changes across culture, not unlike a gene. The internet, a cultural petri dish of sorts, is rife with memes. Mike Rugnetta of the website knowyourmeme.com talks about what constitutes a meme and how the internet is the ideal place for them to grow.