Author: Dominique Boullier

Dennett on memetics: basics for 3rd generation social sciences

While preparing our work plan for the next step of our meme tracker, we revisited some literatue and one lecture from Dennett came out as an interesting landmark. He clearly advocated the agency of memes, of elementary cultural units, and one expression may sum up all the consequences of this…

Medialab stories: how to align ANT and digital methods?

Medialab stories: how to align ANT and digital methods? Dominique Boullier, Digital Humanities Institute, EPFL (Translation -slightly revised- from the previous post in French) Note: This is a blog post and not a paper. Please accept the flaws in this draft of a potential paper (translation included!)   The time…