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"Sau Dhuni Teen" project: Wikipedia workshop in TISS, Mumbai
by Abhinav Garule published Sep 14, 2015 last modified Mar 16, 2016 11:31 AM — filed under: , ,
A two-day multilingual Wikipedia workshop is being planned to be organised at the Women's Studies Department of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai during the 22nd through the 24th August.
Located in Openness / Events
#NAMA: The Future of Indic Languages
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 24, 2014 — filed under: ,
Medianama is hosting an open house session on "The Digital Future of Indic Languages" at the Oberoi in Bangalore on Thursday, July 24, 2014. The event will begin at 4.30pm and be followed by cocktails and dinner. Subhashish Panigrahi will participate in the event.
Located in News & Media
'Help Konkani Wikipedia come out of incubation'
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 17, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
The functioning of the free online encyclopedia, ‘Wikipedia,’ is like a true democracy. It is for the people and by the people, said The Centre for Internet and Society Programme Officer (Indian Languages) Pavanaja U B.
Located in News & Media
'Trolled' from US Congress, Wikipedia bans edits
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has issued a ten-day ban against an anonymous editor of its website located on the premises of the U.S. Congress, after the latter engaged in “disruptive editing,” on a wide range of subjects, from moon-landing conspiracy theories linked to Cuba to naming former U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld as an alien wizard.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry (Lack of) Representation of Non-Western World in Process of Creation of Web Standards
by Harsh Gupta published Oct 20, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
World Wide Consortium (W3C) as a standard setting organization for the World Wide Web plays a very important role in shaping the web. We focus on the ongoing controversy related to Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) and found that there was a serious lack of participation from people from non-western countries. We also found serious lack of gender diversity in the EME debate.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry 2nd National Language Conference, Bhubaneswar
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Mar 30, 2015 last modified Apr 10, 2015 03:23 PM — filed under: , , ,
Institute of Odia Studies and Research organised 2nd National Language Conference beginning on Monday, March 30, 2015 and ending on April 2, 2015 at the Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar. This conference was organised in collaboration with the Department of Tourism and Culture. I presented a paper in Odia language in this conference as part of a panel discussion related to Odia language computing.
Located in Openness / Blog
2nd Odia Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 01, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The event is being organized today, April 1, 2013 online by the Odia Wikipedia Community, from 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. The Centre for Internet and Society is supporting this event.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry 4 tips for DIY makers
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Nov 22, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
I started learning stencil printing and hand lettering this year, and became quite enthralled with it. These age old techniques really add something special to postcards, which I usually send to myself, my wife, and my friends while traveling.
Located in Openness
10th anniversary of Kannada wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 15, 2013 last modified Nov 20, 2013 09:03 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Kannada wikipedia is celebrating its 10th anniversary on November 17.
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Blog Entry 11th Century Kannada Literature Now on Wikisource
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Mar 30, 2014 last modified Apr 06, 2014 05:01 AM — filed under: , , ,
This blog post by Pavithra Hanchagaiah and Omshivaprakash HI was edited by Rohini Lakshane for DNA. It was first edited by Subhashish Panigrahi, CIS-A2K on the Wikimedia Foundation blog where it was first published.
Located in Openness / Blog