The Tree of Culture diagram (Velikovsky 2018)
On the evolution of culture, and memes (units of culture) as problem-solutions.
Encyclopedia chapter on `The structure of the meme, the unit of culture’ , in The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 4th Edition (Velikovsky 2017).
An artificial-writer computer program I created, called “The Robo-Raconteur”, which uses The StoryAlity Theory applied to movies (see my 2016 PhD thesis for more). The program creates – and then selects – Movie Pitches, demonstrating the algorithmic and evolutionary nature of creativity, (and BVSR).
An examination of the evolution of The Great Tree of Life (diagram).
Wherein I examine the replication success of “yada yada” and “yada yada yada”. Cultural Evolution, in language memes.
Examining the evolution of memes (i.e., units of culture) by tracking the word “Brangelina” in Google Books, using Google NGram Viewer. Applied Culturology! Charles Darwin noted that words and languages evolve, way back in 1871. Memetics! Culture evolves.
A post on The CES (Cultural Evolution Society) – and some responses to the great article `A Forty Year Update on Meme Theory’ (Brewer 2016)