Tim Pritlove

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Tim Pritlove (born November 25, 1967, in Gehrden) is a German event manager, media artist and discordianist. He lives and works in Berlin. Pritlove is a British citizen.

Pritlove studied computer science but never graduated. From 1998 to 2005 he was the main organizer of the Chaos Communication Congress and the Chaos Communication Camps. Also, until 2006 he was in charge as managing director of the "Chaos Computer Club Veranstaltungs GmbH". He also filled a central role in the Chaos Computer Club, where he is settled as a member. In the 1990s he founded the MacHackers initiative, a mailinglist and a wiki for the German hacker community based about the Apple Macintosh.

As discordianist Pritlove appeared under the pseudonym Theodor Prinz. With this name he blogged until March 2008 in the MobileMacs blog. Since the beginning of April 2008 he is blogging at MobileMacs by his civic name.

Media-art[edit]

At the beginning of the 1990s Pritlove belonged to the developers of the first interactive, telephone based communication platform Die Villa. He is coordinator and co-developer of the Project Blinkenlights. In the last years he was a scientific assistant in the Institut für zeitbasierte Medien at the Berlin University of the Arts. In 1996 he founded the first T-shirt label of the hacker culture named interhemd modebewusstseinserweiterung.

Radio[edit]

Pritlove is one of the project leaders of the Chaosradio. He coordinates their web and wiki sites. He is also the producer of the spin-offs Chaosradio Express (which was renamed into CRE: Technik, Kultur, Gesellschaft in December 2011), Chaosradio Express International and Chaos TV, whose feeds are a member of the Chaosradio podcast network. Additionally he writes his own weblog called The Lunatic Fringe.

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This article incorporates information from this version of the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.