Centre for Internet & Society

10 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type


















New items since



Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
Blog Entry Privacy after Big Data: Compilation of Early Research
by Saumyaa Naidu published Nov 12, 2016 last modified Nov 12, 2016 01:37 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Evolving data science, technologies, techniques, and practices, including big data, are enabling shifts in how the public and private sectors carry out their functions and responsibilities, deliver services, and facilitate innovative production and service models to emerge. In this compilation we have put together a series of articles that we have developed as we explore the impacts – positive and negative – of big data. This is a growing body of research that we are exploring and is relevant to multiple areas of our work including privacy and surveillance. Feedback and comments on the compilation are welcome and appreciated.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Summary of the Public Consultation by Vigyan Foundation, Oxfam India and G.B. Pant Institute, Allahabad
by Vipul Kharbanda published Jan 28, 2016 — filed under: ,
On December 22nd and 23rd a public consultation was organized by the Vigyan Foundation, Oxfam India and G.B. Pant Institute, Allahabad at the GB Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad to discuss the issues related to making Allahabad into a Smart City under the Smart On December 22nd and 23rd a public consultation was organized by the Vigyan Foundation, Oxfam India and G.B. Pant Institute, Allahabad at the GB Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad to discuss the issues related to making Allahabad into a Smart City under the Smart City scheme of the Central Government. An agenda for the same is attached herewith. City scheme of the Central Government.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
"Decoding the Digital"- Winter School at IIIT Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2016 — filed under: ,
The Centre for IT and Public Policy at IIIT Bangalore organized a winter school from December 12 to 14, 2016 at the IIIT campus on Decoding the Digital, where the theme for the same was Smart Cities and Social Media. Vanya Rakesh participated in it.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Comments to the BIS on Smart Cities Indicators
by Elonnai Hickok, Rohini Lakshané and Udbhav Tiwari published Nov 30, 2016 last modified Dec 11, 2016 07:56 AM — filed under: ,
The Bureau of Indian Standards released the Smart Cities - Indicator on 30 September 2016. The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) presented its views.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Adoption of Standards in Smart Cities - Way Forward for India
by Vanya Rakesh published Mar 19, 2016 last modified Apr 11, 2016 03:04 AM — filed under: , , , ,
With a paradigm shift towards the concept of “Smart Cities’ globally, as well as India, such cities have been defined by several international standardization bodies and countries, however, there is no uniform definition adopted globally. The glue that allows infrastructures to link and operate efficiently is standards as they make technologies interoperable and efficient.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry FOV Podcast - Data, People, and Smart Cities
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Dec 02, 2015 last modified Dec 02, 2015 07:54 AM — filed under: , ,
For the second part of the Smart City podcast series, Sruthi Krishnan and Harsha K from Fields of View spoke with Sumandro Chattapadhyay on data, people, and smart cities. Here is the podcast. We are grateful to Fields of View for producing and sharing this recording.
Located in RAW
Blog Entry RTI regarding Smart Cities Mission in India
by Paul Thottan published Apr 21, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) had filed an RTI on 3 February 2016 before the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) regarding the Smart Cities Mission in India. The RTI sought information regarding the role of various foreign governments, private industry, multilateral bodies that will provide technical and financial assistance for this project and information on Government agreements regarding PPP’s for financing the project.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Big Data and Governance in India
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is happy to invite you to a discussion on the role of Big Data in governance in India with a focus on Digital India, UID Scheme and Smart Cities Mission in India on January 23, 2016 at CIS office in Bangalore from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
Blog Entry Mathematisation of the Urban and not Urbanisation of Mathematics: Smart Cities and the Primitive Accumulation of Data - Accepted Abstract
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published May 25, 2015 last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:47 AM — filed under: , , , ,
"Many accounts of smart cities recognise the historical coincidence of cybernetic control and neoliberal capital. Even where it is machines which process the vast amounts of data produced by the city so much so that the ruling and managerial classes disappear from view, it is usually the logic of capital that steers the flows of data, people and things. Yet what other futures of the city may be possible within the smart city, what collective intelligence may it bring forth?" The Fibreculture Journal has accepted an abstract of mine for its upcoming issue on 'Computing the City.'
Located in RAW
Blog Entry Smart City Policies and Standards: Overview of Projects, Data Policies, and Standards across Five International Smart Cities
by Kiran A. B., Elonnai Hickok and Vanya Rakesh published Jun 08, 2016 last modified Jun 11, 2016 01:29 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
This blog post aims to review five Smart Cities across the globe, namely Singapore, Dubai, New York City, London and Seoul, the Data Policies and Standards adopted. Also, the research seeks to point the similarities, differences and best practices in the development of smart cities across jurisdictions.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog