Memes the Idea Viruses

Posted by on March 2, 2010 in Douglas Thomas Wallace, Meme, Memes |

“A meme (pronounced meem) is a contagious idea that replicates like a virus, passing from mind to mind.” –Loren Coleman The Copy Cat Effect Memetics is the field of study that uses a meme as the basic unit of cultural evolution. These memes include song lyrics, phrases and icons. If I started chanting annoyingly, “Give […]

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Doing the Right Thing

Have you ever been stuck between a rock and a hard place? My Office is right next to the Director’s Office. I hear a lot of things that I can either: A) Keep to myself, stay out of the situation and let the action play out. or B) Tell the people it’s going to affect, […]

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Flavor Of The Day

Posted by on February 21, 2010 in 31 flavors, Douglas Thomas Wallace, Kali Silat |

Yesterday I started taking Kali-Silat classes. My wife got me six lessons for my Valentine’s Day present. Yes, we’ve been married a while, but it was exactly what I had asked for. Kali is a Filipino martial art. It is mainly known for its stick fighting; but we didn’t even get around to that yesterday. […]

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New iPhone App.

Posted by on February 12, 2010 in iPhone App, WordPress, WP App |

I’m checking out the new iPhone WordPress App. It’s like carrying a mini-computer in your pocket.

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Bloggers could be fined $11000 by the FTC. Is paid speech still free?

Posted by on November 12, 2009 in blogger, Douglas Thomas Wallace, douglasthomaswallace.com |

Bloggers could be fined $11000 by the FTC. This excerpt is from an article published by Slate.com, “The FTC put bloggers on notice that they could incur an $11,000 fine if they receive free goods, free services, or money and write about the goods or services without conspicuously disclosing their “material connection” to the provider. […]

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