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Memeorandum goes live "offers a set of pages, each page highlighting the best contributions from a different community of writers, recognizing new sources as soon as the community does, and in a form conveying ongoing conversations." There is also tech.memeorandum. Via Read/Write and Scoble...also, previously noted here as a previous version...
posted by tpl1212 (5 comments total)

 
I'm concerned this is a double-post, but I assume the tool is much more complete than it was a year ago. Hopefully, this isn't a lame updateFilter...
posted by tpl1212 at 6:01 AM on September 13, 2005


Ho-hum, another stretch of the word meme in a desperate attempt to be somehow more than a news aggregator.

Note to the digerati: If you love memes so much, stop abusing the word. It's so mid-90s to blather on about them, and academia is already so convinced that meme is a meaningless concept that attempting to talk about memetics is almost impossible in several disciplines.
posted by illovich at 6:46 AM on September 13, 2005


illovich, if you're going to rant about the overuse of meaningless '90s buzzwords, should you really have addressed it to "the digerati"?
posted by signal at 6:50 AM on September 13, 2005


I looked at the link, for which, thanks, but it didn't seem like there was that much to it. It aggregates blog entries on a given topic? meh.
posted by OmieWise at 9:22 AM on September 13, 2005


illovich:Note to the digerati: If you love memes so much, stop abusing the word. It's so mid-90s to blather on about them, and academia is already so convinced that meme is a meaningless concept that attempting to talk about memetics is almost impossible in several disciplines.

The irony here is that meme-hating is a meme.
posted by mullingitover at 9:45 AM on September 13, 2005


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