I can’t help but thinking you picked a helluva a year to choose “space.”
Given your current word, the first few things that come immediately to mind and which you may appreciate are:
- Matthew Ridley’s talk on When Ideas have sex
- Richard Dawkins work on the idea of memes in The Selfish Gene (Oxford, 1976). While the whole book is a classic, he’s got a chapter or two specifically on memes where the term was coined.
- And finally, I was at a presentation last year that had some fascinating framing around the difference between what we mean when we say idea versus concept.
Read on: Feb 6, 2021 at 21:50