In 1976 Richard Dawkins coined the term ‘meme‘ as an afterthought in his book “The Selfish Gene“, a meme – he stipulated, is a unit of cultural knowledge that has the capacity (and propensity) to replicate itself. Other popular writers picked up the idea and ran with it.
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Scott Wurtele is a man with a mission. He is what Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point) calls a connector, offering means of communication to those who are interested in engaging in some form of exchange. Wurtele is the visionary behind exchange hubs such as WorldBid.com (the largest network of international trade marketplaces in the world, [...]