my writing

There really is no use in having manuscripts merrily rotting away in drawers and on HDDs. So here are some pieces of mine, on cyberanthropology, appropriation, and game modding:

KNORR, ALEXANDER. 2008. maxmod—eine Ethnographie der cyberculture: Exposé des Habilitationsprojektes [128KB | .pdf]. [unpublished manuscript]

KNORR, ALEXANDER. 2007. Game modding [136KB | .pdf]. [unpublished manuscript]

KNORR, ALEXANDER. 2007. Die kulturelle Aneignung des Spielraums: Vom virtuosen Spielen zum Modifizieren und zurück. [ 220KB | .pdf]. [second version of the manuscript] Scheduled for publication in Shooter: Ein Computerspiel-Genre in multidisziplinärer Perspektive [working title], edited by Matthias Bopp, Peter C. Krell and Serjoscha Wiemer. Berlin: suct Verlag. [in preparation / in print]

KNORR, ALEXANDER. 2007. Die Deutungsoffenheit der Quelle [224KB | .pdf]. in Open Source Jahrbuch 2007: Zwischen freier Software und Gesellschaftsmodell edited by Bernd Lutterbeck, Matthias Bärwolff and Robert A. Gehring, pp. 59-72. Berlin: Lehmanns Media.

KNORR, ALEXANDER. 2006. The online nomads of cyberia [340KB | .pdf]. Presentation given during the
workshop Understanding media practices at the 9th EASA Biennial Conference: Europe and the
, 18th-21st. September 2006, Bristol, United Kingdom.

KNORR, ALEXANDER. 2005. The stability of cyberspace [108KB | .pdf]. Presentation given during the Cyberspace 2005 International Conference, 07.-08. November 2005, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. Scheduled for publication in Proceedings of the Cyberspace 2005 International Conference, edited by Radim Polcak. [seemingly still in print]

Btw, for this here I introduced yet another of those tiny li’l arrows—the downward pointing one ↓ for signifying an URI leading to the download of a file.