Knowledge Management

Notes: The Meme Machine by Susan Blackmore

I have been hearing the word "meme" for some time without really knowing what it means, so when I stumbled upon this book in a local bookstore (one of my favorite activities), I figured it was time to find out. Putting colloquial usage and some negative feedback received about the term into the back of my mind, I ventured forth into the text hoping to figure out for myself the value of the meme concept.

Blogs: Electronic diaries or Commonplace Books?

No sooner than I post a reading review that compares blogs to diaries, a Metafilter post proffers the idea that blogs most represent "commonplace" books.