Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Lindtner, S. To appear 2017. Laboratory of the Precarious: Prototyping Entrepreneurial Living in Shenzhen. WSQ, Special Issue: Precarious Work (eds: Cole & Hattam).

Lindtner, S. & Lin, C. 2017. Making and its promises. CoDesign, 1-13.

Kaziunas, E., Lindtner, S., Ackerman, & M., Lee, J. 2017. Lived Data: Tinkering with Bodies, Code, and Care Work. In Special Issue of the HCI Journal “The Examined Life: Personal Use of Personal Data.”

Avle, S. & Adunbi, O. 2015. ‘Whose freedom? Which information? – Discourses on Freedom of Information policies’. Journal of Information Policy, Vol. 5 (2015), pp. 179-203 [pdf]

Lindtner, S. 2015. Hacking with Chinese Characteristics: The Promises of the Maker Movement against China’s Manufacturing Culture. Science, Technology & Human Values (ST&HV), 1-26. [pdf]

Avle, S. 2014.’Articulating and enacting development: Skilled returnees in Ghana’s ICT industry’. Information Technologies & International Development 10 (4), 1-13. [pdf]

Lindtner, S. 2014. Hackerspaces and Internet of Things in China: How Makers are reinventing Industrial Production, Innovation & the Self. Journal of China Information, Special Issue on “Political Contestation in Chinese Digital Spaces” (ed. Guobin Yang), Vol. 28, No. 2, 145-167. [pdf]

Williams, A., Lindtner, S., Anderson, K., Dourish, P. 2013. Multi-sited Design: An Analytical Lens for Transnational HCI. Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 29:1, 78-108. [pdf]

Avle, S. 2012. ‘Flux mondiaux médias et démocraties en développement: Le cas du Ghana’. Afrique Contemporaine 2011/4 (n° 240), 93-107 [Translation of Global Flows]. [pdf]

Lindtner, S. and Li, David, 2012. Created in China. The Makings of China’s Hackerspace Community. In Interactions, XIX.6 November + December 2012, pp. 18. [pdf]

Avle, S. 2011. ‘Global flows, media, and developing democracies: The Ghanaian case’. Journal of African Media Studies 3:1, 7-23. [pdf]

Lindtner, S. and Dourish, P. 2011. The Promise of Play: A New Approach towards Productive Play. Games and Culture Journal, 6 (5), 453 – 478. [pdf]

Lindtner, S., Chen, J., Hayes, G., Dourish, P. 2011. Towards a Frameworks of Publics: Re-encountering Media Sharing and its User. ACM Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, 18 (2), 23pp. [pdf]


Refereed Conference Proceedings

Avle, S., Lindtner, S., & Williams, K. To appear 2017. How methods make designers. [To appear in Proc. of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17)

Kaziunas, E., Ackerman, M., Lindtner, S., & Lee, J. To appear 2017. Caring Through Data: Attending to the Social and Emotional Experiences of Health Dataification. IN Proc. of ACM CSCW 2017. [pdf]

Hardy, J. & Lindtner, S. 2017. Constructing a Desiring User: Discourse, Rurality, and Design in Location-based Social Networks. In Proc. of ACM CSCW 2017. CSCW Best Papers Honorable Mention.  [pdf]

Ammari, T., Schoenebeck, S., & Lindtner, S. 2017. The Crafting of DIY Fatherhood. In Proc. of ACM CSCW 2017.

Lin, C. L., & Lindtner, S.. 2016. Legitimacy, boundary objects & participation in transnational DIY biology. In Proceedings of the 14th Participatory Design Conference: Full papers-Volume 1 (pp. 171-180). ACM [pdf]

Lindtner, S.,  Bardzell,  S & Bardzell, J. 2016. Reconstituting the Utopian Vision of Making: HCI after Technosolutionism. In Proc. of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI’16, pp. 1390 – 1402. Recipient of SIGCHI best of CHI Paper Honorable Mention Award. [pdf]

Avle, S.Lindtner, S. 2016. Design(ing) ‘here’ and ‘there’: Tech Entrepreneurs, Global Markets, and Reflexivity in Design Processes. In Proc. of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors of Computing Systems, CHI’16, pp. 2233- 2245. [pdf] 

Kaiying, Cindy Lin, Daniela Alina Plewe, and Carsten Röcker. “The Ambience of Ambient Intelligence: An Asian Approach to Ambient Systems?.” Procedia Manufacturing 3 (2015): 2155-2161.

Lindtner, S., Greenspan, A., Li, D. 2015. Designed in Shenzhen: Shanzhai Manufacturers and Maker Entrepreneurs. Aarhus Series on Human Centered Computing, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 12. [pdf]

Sun, Y.,  Lindtner, S., Ding, X., Lu, T., Gu, N. 2015. Reliving the Past & Making a Harmonious Society Today: A Study of Elderly Electronic Hackers in China. In Proc. of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW 2015), pp. 44-45. Recipient of Best Paper Award. [pdf]

Lindtner, S., Hertz, G., and Dourish, P. 2014 Emerging Sites of HCI Innovation: Hackerspaces, Hardware Start-ups & Incubators, Prof. of ACM Conference Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI’14 (Toronto, Canada), pp. 439-448. Recipient of SIGCHI Best of CHI Paper Award [pdf]

Yuling Sun, Xianghua Ding, Silvia Lindtner, Tun Lu, and Ning Gu. 2014. Being senior and ICT: a study of seniors using ICT in China. Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI’14), Toronto, Canada, pp. 3933-3942.

Tengfei Liu, Xianghua Ding, Silvia Lindtner, Tun Lu, Ning Gu. 2013. The Collective Infrastructural Work of Electricity: Exploring Feedback in a Prepay University Dorm in China. The ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp’13), Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 295-304.

Lindtner, S., Anderson, K., Dourish, P. 2012. Cultural Appropriation: Information Technologies as Sites of Transnational Imaginaiton. To appear in Proc. of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW), Seattle, Washington, February, 2012. [pdf]

Lindtner, S. and Szablewicz, M. 2010. In between Wang ba and Elite Entertainment: China’s Many Internets. Chinese Internet Research Conference, Beijing, 2010, best Student Paper Award. [pdf]

Lindtner, S., Mainwaring, S., Dourish, P., Wang, Y. 2009. Situating Productive Play: Online Gaming Practices and Guanxi in China. In Proc. of INTERACT 2009, Uppsala, Sweden[pdf]

Lindtner, S., Nardi, B., Wang, Y., Mainwaring, S., Jing, H., Liang, W. 2008. A Hybrid Cultural Ecology: World of Warcraft in China. In Proc. of CSCW, November 2008, San Diego, California, USA .[pdf]

Lindtner, S. and Nardi, B. 2008. Venice, California and World of Warcraft: Persistence and Ephemerality in Playful Spaces. In Proc. of the Hawaii International Conference of System Sciences[pdf]

Lin, J., Mamykina, L., Lindtner, S., Delajoux, G., Strubs, H. 2006. Fish’n’Steps: encouraging physical activity with an Interactive Computer Game, in Proc. of Ubicomp, 2006, Irvine, CA.


Book Chapters

Avle, S., Quartey, E., & Hutchful, D. (forthcoming)  ‘Research on mobile phone data in the global south: Opportunities and challenges’. In Foucault-Welles & Gonzales-Bailon (eds). Handbook of communication in the networked age. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Greenspan, A., Lindtner, S. & Li, D. 2016. Silicon Markets: Smart Hardware from the Streets. In: Vint Cerf (ed.) The Good Life in Asia’s Digital 21st Century, Digital Asia Hub (CC), pp. 106-109. [pdf]

Avle, S. 2016. ‘“Radio locked on @citi973”: FM radio audiences on Twitter’. In Willems, W. & Mano, W. (eds) Everyday media culture in Africa: Audiences and Users. (161 – 179). London, New York: Routledge.

Avle, S. 2015. ‘Situating Ghana’s new media industry: liberalization and transnational entrepreneurship’. In Halegoua, G. and Aslinger B. (eds) Locating Emerging Media (123-138). London; New York: Routledge

Wuschitz, S. 2015. Kampung Cultures. In: Friesinger G. (Ed.), paraflows .X – DIGITAL MIGRATION. Wien: edition mono/monochrome

Wuschitz, S. 2015Creating mobile media and social change. In: Tornaghi C., Knierbein S.(Eds.), Public space and Relational Perspectives. New Challenges for Architecture and Planning, 2015, SkuOR, Routledge

Wuschitz, S. 2014. Hacking Feminism. In: Friesinger G. & Herwig J. (Eds.), Reverse Engineering. Open – Disect – Rebuild. Paraflows 2012, Transcript Verlag.

Wuschitz, S. 2013Klänge aus dem Moos. In: Kuni V. (Ed.), HOME MADE BIO ELECTRONIC ARTS «Do-it-yourself: Mikroskope, Sensoren, Klangexperimente». Migros-Kulturprozent Christoph Merian Verlag: Basel.

Wuschitz, S., 2013. Female MakersE-Journal p-art-icipate. Kultur aktiv gestalten. E-journal des Programmbereichs Contemporary Arts & Cultural Production, Schwerpunkt Wissenschaft & Kunst, Universität Salzburg in Kooperation mit der Universität Mozarteum. Issue 02/13. Politics and Culural Resistance, Salzburg: University of Salzburg with Mozarteum

Wuschitz, S. 2012Barbie Girl des Grauens. In: Eismann S., Köver C. (Ed.) Mach’s selbst: Do it Yourself für Mädchen. Weinheim Basel: Beltz & Gelberg.

Lindtner, S. and Szablewicz, M. 2011. China’s many Internets: Participation and Sites of Game Play Across a Changing Technology Landscape. Book chapter for the edited Volume: Herold, D. and Marolt, P. (eds) Online Society in China, London & New York: Routledge. [pdf]

Wuschitz, S., 2011. Creating mobile media and social change. In: Tornaghi C. & Knierbein S., (Eds.) Urban cultures and public space: civil society and conflict. Wien: Publisher TBC


Workshop and Position Papers

Pearson, B.A. J & Avle, S. 2016.’Chasing the “Bottom Billion”: Tech companies and the selling of global connectivity.’ International Communication Association (ICA) Conference.

Avle, S. 2015. ‘Networked radio: The role of social media interactivity in radio broadcasts in Ghana’. International Communication Association (ICA) Conference.

Hardy, Jean. 2015. Navigating assumptions in location-based sex app research: Urban & rural use of profile pictures in users of SCRUFF, a location-based social enabler for men who have sex with men. Position paper presented at CSCW 2015 Workshop, “Let’s Talk About Sex (Apps), CSCW.”

Hardy, J & Handel, M. 2014 Heteronormativity in Product Design: It’s not just a Husband, Wife, and 2.4 Kids. Position paper presented at CHI 2014 Workshop, “Perspectives on Gender and Product Design: Are we living in a ‘man-made’ world?”

Wuschitz, S., 2011, Access to Interfaces of Expression: A Workshop with Women Artists in Syria. In: Mörtenböck P. & Mooshammer H. (Eds.), Space RE:solutions: Intervention and Research in Visual Culture. Wien: Transcript Verlag. ISBN 978-3-8376-1847-1

Wuschitz, S. 2011. Przedmieścia, suburbs, předměstí, Vorstädte: międzynarodowy projekt artystyczny; international art project, Zbigniew B. (Ed.), Wydaw. Akademii Sztuk Pięknych, Academy of Fine Arts Krakow, Poland, 271 pages. ISBN 83623212960,98

Wuschitz, S., 2010. Workshop Monte Laa, In: Tornaghi C. & Knierbein S. (Eds.), Öffentliche Räume Favoriten. Playful spatial games. Werkstattbericht. Wien: Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, vol. 107, pp. 76-77


Other publications

Lin, Cindy Kaiying. “Examining International and Indonesian Responses to H5N1 Influenza “- Cindy Lin. Subjectivities – Issue 1, 2015. 18 July 2015. Web. 25 Jan. 2016.

Wuschitz, S. 2014. Gleichbehandlung in Hacker Spaces: Disruptive und integrative Praktiken. Contraste. Die Monatszeitung für Selbstorganisation, Issue
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Wuschitz, S. 2011. Przedmieścia, suburbs, předměstí, Vorstädte: międzynarodowy projekt artystyczny; international art project, Zbigniew B. (Ed.), Wydaw. Akademii Sztuk Pięknych, Academy of Fine Arts Krakow, Poland, 271 pages. ISBN 83623212960,98

Wuschitz, S. 2010. DIY Technik. In: Eismann, S., Köver, C., Lohaus, S. & Tsomou, M. (Eds.), Missy Magazine. Popkultur für Frauen. Hamburg: Missy Magazin GbR, vol 2 pp. 40-41