Adam Tinworth

I help people do better digital journalism and publishing.

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Understanding the meme

Understanding the meme

Abby Rabinowitz, writing for Nautilus about memes: But trawling the Internet, I found a strange paradox: While memes were everywhere, serious meme theory was almost nowhere. Richard Dawkins, the famous evolutionary biologist who coined the word “meme” in his classic…

There's a problem with "trending"

It’s Time to End ‘Trending’: The first problem with “trending” is that it selects and highlights content with no eye toward accuracy, or quality. Automated trending systems are not equipped to make judgments; they can determine if things are…