Please join in on this one....if you can..
Via :Librarians Matter
Scott Kaufmann's trying to measure the speed of memes.
If you'd like to help out, follow these steps, I quote:
1. Write a post linking to this one in which you explain the experiment. (All blogs count, be they TypePad, Blogger, MySpace, Facebook, &c.)
2. Ask your readers to do the same. Beg them. Relate sob stories about poor graduate students in desperate circumstances. Imply I'm one of them. (Do whatever you have to. If that fails, try whatever it takes.) [Do it if you want to.]
3. Ping Technorati
He'll be reporting on what he finds at the forthcoming MLA convention.