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Jason Louv: Is 4chan the Future of Human Consciousness?

[He seems to think so][link], and it’s hard to argue with points like this:

>Yet what the media has failed to grasp is what 4chan can tell us about where we’re headed. The Chans aren’t the freak sideshow of the Internet. They are the *heart and soul* of the Internet.

via [Waxy][waxy]

[link]: http://hplusmagazine.com/articles/art-entertainment/lost-filth-simulacrum “Lost in the Filth Simulacrum | h+ Magazine”
[waxy]: http://waxy.org “Waxy.org”

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Jason Scott: Saving 4Chan

[Jason’s acquired about 5 years worth of expired threads][link] from the internet’s House of Awful Shit and Meme Factory, 4chan. Yes, this is culturally important. Just trust me.

via [Andy Baio][andy].

[link]: http://ascii.textfiles.com/archives/2083 “ASCII by Jason Scott / Bump Not Sage: Saving 4Chan”
[andy]: http://waxy.org “Andy Baio”

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AUTO-MEME

[Like it says on the tin][link]. It even has [an API][api]. Now give me a few minutes to mash this up with Flickr…

[link]: http://meme.boxofjunk.ws/ “AUTO-MEME”
[api]: http://meme.boxofjunk.ws/api.html “AUTO-MEME API”