Know Your Meme Editorials
News, research, and dispatches from our editorial staff.
Filed under "In the Media"
The Worst Tweets of the Week: January 7-11, 2019
Sometimes the tweets are so bad you have to stop and really appreciate them.
Retrospect: OBL in the Media
As a both political and fundamental religious figure whose radical messages were broadcast around the world, Osama bin Laden certainly made himself an easy target for mockeries online as well as parodies and satires in pop culture.
Take a brief look at how Osama bin Laden has been portrayed in the Western media and on the web.
Web 2.0 Expo: Know Your Meme
Internet scientists Ellie, Kenyatta, James, Patrick and Mike talk about documenting digital culture at Web 2.0 Expo Keynote! And they say "thank You, Know Your Meme Community!"
Know Your Meme + Cheezburger
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Charlie Sheen Browser Blocker
Introducing Tinted Sheen, a Firefox/Chrome browser plugin that will block out all mentions or photographs of Charlie Sheen from your monitor screen!
Foxdye: Monsters of Meme
Foxdye is an electronic artist from Portland, Oregon that just released a new album filled with samples from her favorite Internet memes.
European Scientists Embark on Project RoboEarth
A group of European scientists are working on the RoboEarth Project, an EU-funded initiative to create a world wide network and database where "robots can share information and learn from each other." …Will this be the beginning of The Third Replicator as suggested by Dr. Susan Blackmore?
Wired Mag: Patton Oswalt Talks about Etewaf
Stand-up comic slash writer Patton Oswalt gives his two cents on the rise of mainstream nerd-dom and how our ways of consuming pop culture is drastically changing in the era of Etewaf--"Everything That Ever Was, Available Forever."
When the DDoS Dust Settles
Now that the DDoS attacks have cleared, find out what the attacked have done to respond, the impending threats towards digital free speech, and what you can do to help.
Basics of DDoS
Before we go into details about Operation: Avenge Assange and Wikileaks as a whole, let's take a moment to recap. What is a DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attack?