=^..^= I Can Has History? =^..^=

August 3rd, 2010

If the title of this post rings a bell, then you’re on the right track. Helena Dams, a new media student at the Merz Akademie, did some extensive research on the pictures of cute cats phenomena. She made this incredible diagram of the relations between major online cat memes. The social networks specialist Ethan Zuckerman noted: “Web 1.0 was invented to allow physicists to share research papers. Web 2.0 was created to allow people to share pictures of cute cats.”
Believe me, you’ll love the I Can Has History? page! A must for every true native!

3 Responses to “=^..^= I Can Has History? =^..^=”

  1. Jay Says:

    Amazing. Really.

  2. chris Says:

    I have a poster of this hanging in my living room. I stare at it all the time. You get a free copy of it if you buy the (fantastic) book Digital Folklore at digitalfolklore.org

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