A great advantage of our more inclusive Eph Planet is that we now get Jenn Mattern, everyone’s favorite non-Eph Eph, mainlined, as it were.

If you don’t know what the hell I’m talking about, don’t feel bad. I don’t even know what I’m talking about.

Here’s a paragraph about memes for us new kids, plucked just for you from the cyberspace community garden: Yes. Right here. Click and learn. I could have linked to Wikipedia, but their meme entry reads like a philosophical dissertation, and as I always say, who needs that sort of thing when there are dirty diapers fermenting under the couch and dogs who need their phenobarbital.

But still, I’ve got memes on the brain. In Bloggerville, everybody’s tagging each other and meme-ing it up like gangbusters and making lists about the last ten potato-based foodstuffs they’ve consumed, or lists of where they were and what they were doing on each Groundhog’s Day since 1975.

Examples of such tagging among the Eph can be found in Dan Drezner ’90 and Sarah Hart ’02.

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