meme meme

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation)

Usage(s):

  1. But the six-word meme is spreading.
  2. We're approaching backlash threshold another Internet inevitability on the David After Dentist meme, but this spin-off snuck in under the wire.
  3. Article by Lev Grossman covering the internet meme and its spin-offs.

News

  1. What Does Cleantech Mean, Anyway?

    How relevant is the term cleantech today? Has it had its day in the sun? It's a heretical question for someone who's spent much of the last 10 years of his career furthering the cleantech meme globally. A former managing director of an organization that gets much of the credit for coining the phrase to begin with, I've been a big proponent of the t
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Renewable Energy World

  2. Mobile First? Not So Fast!

    Are we done with the Mobile First meme, yet? Can we be? Please? Look, don’t get me wrong. I fundamentally agree with a lot of the thoughts behind the annoying catchphrase “mobile first.” For example, I agree that mobile devices …
    on June 19, 2013     Source: O'Reilly Media

  3. BSD Meme Tourney: Elite 8

    Thanks to all of the legal minds of BSD Wentworth, our meme tourney continues on. If you missed your chance to vote on the Sweet 16 , the poll is still open. No - it won't affect the outcome, but don't let that stop you. The rest of us are "Moving On" to the Elite 8.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "The Chinese Internet for some reason seems to be a lot more tightly integrated. A meme will start in one corner and will bounce its way up to every corner a whole lot faster in China," Kuo said.
    on Feb 17, 2010 By: Kaiser Kuo Source: AFP

  2. "I'm a big believer in this concept of the meme - a cultural idea that gets planted in the society that subtly shifts the paradigm," said Charles. "When I was a kid in the mid-'60s and you drove down the highway in the United States, people...
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Larry Charles Source: Brandon Sun

  3. Blogger and new media guru Jeff Jarvis believes splogs lift content, but he bristles at "the bogus meme that news stories are being copied wholesale everywhere by copyright thieves."
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Jeff Jarvis Source: Los Angeles Times

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