Digital Literacy

Genes -> Memes -> Temes

Posted in Uncategorized by Geoffrey Morris on October 23, 2008

So we’re gearing up to make some creatures in Flash.  This touches obliquely on the theme of artificial life, a topic we discussed earlier in reference to the Game of Life.  In preperation for class, please view this talk discussing the relationship between genes (biological informational replicants) memes (semantic informational replicants) and temes (technological informational replicants).  Also read Hans Christian Andersen’s Nightengale.  Post a response to these memes (temes?) on your blog.


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  1. […] 2008 So, I think I did the assignment backwards in reading The Nightingale prior to watching the video of Susan Blackmore’s speech on memes and temes.  Therefore, I had a difficult time making a […]

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