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Unformatted text preview: 1 Metamemes: Global Media Network Torrent: memes and metamemes Virtually impossible to organize into coherent view of the world. 2 Remember these guys? Remember these guys? All action, no theory. Remember these guys? All action, no theory. All theory, no action. Media Models: Action theories! Media Model 1: The Meme Media Model 1: The Meme Readings in Chapter 1 of the textbook 3 Media Virus Media technologies are extensions of: living organism (our brains). Producing: planetary ecosystem Media Virus Media technologies are extensions of: living organism Producing: planetary ecosystem Satellites orbiting Spaceship Earth Memes: spread like a virus Copying and adapting Lady Gaga Memes: media viruses Fu virus Lady Gaga Memes: media viruses Fu virus Lady Gaga Media viruses attach to neurons neurons Success of a virus or meme is dependent on the host: you! 4 Memes evolve like genes Memes are the genetic code of our global media environments. Media Model 2: The Network The internet (web) one-to-one one-to-many many-to-one many-to-many decentralized World Wide Web works within the internet. Recall: Moores Law $.01 .02 .04 .08 .16 .32 .64 $1.28 2.56 5.12 10.24 20.48 40.96 81.92 $164 328 656 1312 2624 5248 10,496 $21K 42K 84K 168K 338K 672K 1.344 Million! Doubling a penny gets you over a million in a month Reading for Chapter 2 Reading for Chapter 18 Hive Mind The Reality of the Mass Minds Dreams 5 Internet: Hive Mind From 60,000 users to 1.7 billion and counting in just over 20 yearsFrom 60,000 users to 1....
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2011 for the course BTMM 1041 taught by Professor Vacker during the Spring '07 term at Temple.

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