Anatomy of a Meme through Supercuts

Andy Baio explores memes through supercuts. It’s his new column on Wired.

The Streisand Effect

The Streisand effect is a primarily online phenomenon in which an attempt to hide or remove a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely. It is named after American entertainer Barbra Streisand, whose attempt in 2003 to suppress photographs of her residence inadvertently generated further publicity.


Kanye’s MTV Rant Sparks Meme

Kanye’s idiotic rant during the MTV VMA sparked a new meme, which has been thoughfully exposed by the Daily Mail. I knew about this, but don’t read the Daily Mail, my wife does.

World’s Cheapest 64GB USB Drive


The prices of USB flash drives keeps going down. The price of creating the devices is also plummeting. As usual, people always want to get the biggest possible drives. This is especially true for USB flash drives. The more memory you have, the more stuff you can carry around in your pocket.

My latest from Unplggd…