sidebar

Finally I updated and rearranged the sidebar a bit. The blogroll now has its subsections ordered from most close to my project and specialized to farer away and more general (from the top down). The entries in the subsections now are in alphabetical order, and the section ‘anthropology’ is newly added—with the recent explosion of the anthropological blogosphere this became necessary. Below the blogroll my siteroll has appeared, which carries the visible, the public-access-parts of my community’s space. This is where I roam around a lot. When ↑biXen saw my blog for the first time he meant that the content … Continue reading

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website online

Finally the website of my ‘cyberanthropological’ research-project “maxmod” has seen the light of day ( URI: http://xirdal.lmu.de )—its twin, the accompanying weblog will follow soon. Since 2002 when I started to develope this project I am doing ‘thick participation’ in an online-community. The core-interest and shared practice of the community’s members is the modification of professional computergame software — “Max Payne” and “Max Payne 2” in particular. Have a look at the abstract and the description of the project (work in progress) if you want to learn more about it—how it’s done, what are the goals, what is the relevance, … Continue reading

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