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Typography Day 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 24, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Typography Day was organized for the 9th time at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore in collaboration with the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and Aksharaya.
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Spread awareness through Malayalam Wikipedia: Gadgil
by Prasad Krishna published May 05, 2016 — filed under: , ,
"Contribution of information by people of Rukadi village near Kolhapur to Marathi Wikipedia, by referring to media reports, helped spread the word about mass fish deaths in the region. Similar efforts should be initiated in Kerala so that information about local movements like Plachimada campaign would be available in the public domain," opined environmentalist Madhav Gadgil. He was speaking at the Malayalam Wikipedia workshop hosted by Swadeshabhimani Media Study Centre at Vakkom Moulavi Memorial Hall here on Wednesday.
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Promoting Online Content Through 'Wiki Malayalam'
by Prasad Krishna published May 06, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Practical sessions on using Wiki Malayalam as a medium to preserve the language and promote digital media were held on Thursday, the final day of the two-day workshop on ‘Wiki Malayalam.’
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Blog Entry Wikipedia’s 15th birthday inspires Bangla translators; Odia-language Women’s History Month edit-a-thons
by Nahid Sultan and Sailesh Patnaik published May 10, 2016 last modified Jun 09, 2016 12:10 PM — filed under: , ,
Bangla-language Wikipedians translated about 600 articles for their language’s Wikipedia; Odia-language Wikimedians hosted their second annual Women’s History Month edit-a-thon.
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Mini Train-the-trainer and Mediawiki Training for Marathi Wikimedians in Pune
by Abhinav Garule published Jun 27, 2016 last modified May 28, 2016 02:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
During May 28-29 in Pune, a two-day long train-the-trainer programme and a Mediawiki training are being organised for the contributors of the Marathi-language Wikimedia projects like Marathi Wikipedia and Marathi Wikisource.
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Blog Entry Marathi Wikipedia Workshop & 1lib1ref session at Goa University
by Subodh Kulkarni published Feb 01, 2019 last modified Mar 01, 2019 12:35 AM — filed under: , ,
Marathi language department of Goa University has initiated the process to document the culture of Goa on Marathi Wikipedia and Commons.
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Blog Entry Can Wikipedia revive dying Indian languages?
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 29, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Yes, by encouraging content and involvement, Wikipedia language communities keep languages relevant.
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Kannada Wikipedia edit-a-thon for Mechanical Engineering students of Sagara
by Ananth Subray published Jan 23, 2016 last modified Mar 01, 2016 01:56 PM — filed under: , , ,
In Sagara, Karnataka, a Kannada Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being planned to be organised during January 26-27.
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Blog Entry A workshop to improve Telugu Wikipedia articles on Nobel laureates
by Pavan Santhosh published Aug 31, 2016 last modified Sep 12, 2016 03:01 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Many articles about Nobel laureates are missing in the Telugu Wikipedia. Recently undergraduate students from four different disciplines of the Andhra Loyola College (ALC), Vijayawada gathered to create and improve articles related to Nobel laureates.
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Blog Entry ଆମ ହାତେ ଆମ କୋଡ୍ ଲେଖିବା
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 17, 2016 — filed under: , ,
I authored a column on writing our code in our own hands for the editorial of Odia-language daily the "Samaja". The piece is about the philosophy of software freedom and how free and open source software is making a significant difference in our lives. I have also shared a little bit about how anyone can celebrate the Software Freedom Day today by contributing to and sharing about to FOSS.
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