Archives de la catégorie memetics

Just for Hits – Richard Dawkins

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Meme theory: Do we come up with ideas or do they, in fact, control us?

74E24F92-630C-433C-806A-C5036D813339.jpgMankind’s greatest inventions are all the result of individual flashes of inspiration – or are they? Jonnie Hughes argues that, instead, ideas are subject to evolutionary principles, and we humans are little more than their hosts. [More]

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I-Bomb

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Not to mention the synergistic combination of « religion on television ».

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Algorithm discovery by protein folding game player

Algorithm discovery by protein folding game player

Firas Khatib, Seth Cooper, Michael D. Tyka, Kefan Xu, Ilya Makedon, Zoran Popović, David Bakera, and Foldit Players

PNAS November 22, 2011 vol. 108 no. 47 18949-18953 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1115898108

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if it comes back, copy it!

How Memes Make Minds

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The hidden structure of overimitation

The hidden structure of overimitation

Derek E. Lyons, Andrew G. Young, and Frank C. Keil

PNAS December 11, 2007 vol. 104 no. 50 19751-19756 doi: 10.1073/pnas.0704452104

And this is ref 98 of stored for reading.

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Imitation: what animal imitation tells us about animal cognition

Imitation: what animal imitation tells us about animal cognition

Lucy A. Bates, Richard W. Byrne

first published online: 28 JUN 2010 – Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 1: 685–695 doi: 10.1002/wcs.77

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The Terrifying Brilliance of Islam

Par Citizen Warrior, trouvé via Richard Dawkins Net.

Vous n’apprendrez probablement rien de nouveau si vous vous êtes intéressé à l’Islam, mais la présentation est bien faite, complète, disponible en pdf et il y a une bonne dose de mémétique là dessous.

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Taking Memes Seriously

Taking Memes Seriously, by Mark Signorelli.

On peut hésiter à prendre les mèmes au sérieux, mais on ne peut pas hésiter à ne pas prendre Signorelli au sérieux. Etonnant !

Via RD.net

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Animal Cognition: How Archer Fish Learn to Down Rapidly Moving Targets

Animal Cognition: How Archer Fish Learn to Down Rapidly Moving Targets

Stefan Schuster, Saskia Wöhl, Markus Griebsch and Ina Klostermeier

Current Biology, Volume 16, Issue 4, 21 February 2006, Pages 378-383 doi:10.1016/j.cub.2005.12.037

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