[Air-L] Retro technologies and memes

Kathleen Brennan kpjb at hawaii.edu
Thu Nov 14 11:41:29 PST 2013


In terms of non-academic sources knowyourmeme.com can be quite useful.  For
MS paint based memes I usually think of the rage faces/comics:

Katie Brennan
PhD Candidate
UH-Manoa, Dept. of Political Science

On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:55 AM, Deller, Ruth A <R.A.Deller at shu.ac.uk>wrote:

> Hi all
> I'm writing a piece that involves discussion of the use of MS Paint within
> a particular web culture and I was wondering if anyone could point me in
> the direction of articles (whether 'academic' or not) on the trend within
> web cultures, particularly meme cultures, to deliberately reference
> 'primitive' or 'retro'-technologies such as Paint? I'm not just interested
> for this article - we're delivering new modules looking at media
> technologies soon so any articles about retro cultures in terms of
> referencing and reusing older technologies would be interesting.
> Ruth Deller
> Principal Lecturer in Media
> Room 9210 Cantor Building, Shefield Hallam University, UK
> r.a.deller at shu.ac.uk<mailto:r.a.deller at shu.ac.uk>,
> http://www.ruthdeller.co.uk<http://www.ruthdeller.co.uk/>, @ruthdeller<
> http://www.twitter.com/ruthdeller>
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