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Blog Entry Digital native: Not only words
by Nishant Shah published Jul 16, 2017 last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:33 PM — filed under: ,
Emoticons, or if you prefer the original Japanese word emojis, are everywhere. We are used to emoticons in all shapes and sizes — from animated gifs jumping out at us on our social media feed to yellow-faced smileys that we use to add tone and feeling, nuance and layers to our text-heavy conversations in the digital world.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Ever on the go
by Nishant Shah published Jul 30, 2017 last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:54 PM — filed under: ,
It is time to insist that the infrastructure of digital India is accompanied by the infrastructure of care for the digital Indian.When the telephone was first introduced as a mass communication tool, one of the biggest fears was that it would allow people to lie and cheat at will.
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Blog Entry Where's My Data? Submission for Knight News Challenge 2015
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Oct 01, 2015 last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:00 PM — filed under: , , , ,
We are very excited to be contribute to a join submission with DataMeet and Oorvani for the Knight News Challenge 2015. We are proposing "an application for users to search for locally-relevant data, discuss missing data, demand data, explore and respond to data demands by others, and start data crowd-sourcing exercises." Please go to the submission page and support our project. The text of the proposal is available below. It was prepared by Nisha Thompson of DataMeet, Meera K of Oorvani, and I. The 'Where's My Data' banner is created by Nisha using icons from the Noun Project.
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September 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 29, 2015 last modified Nov 25, 2015 01:55 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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Blog Entry Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC) 2016 - Studying Internet in India: Call for Sessions (Extended to Nov 22)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Oct 07, 2015 last modified Nov 15, 2015 07:48 AM — filed under: , , , ,
With great excitement, we are announcing the beginning of an annual conference series titled Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC), the first edition of which is to take place in Delhi during February 25-27, 2016 (yet to be confirmed). This first conference will focus on the theme of 'Studying Internet in India.' The word 'study' here is a shorthand for a range of tasks, from documentation and theory-building, to measurement and representation. We invite you to propose sessions for the conference by Sunday, November 22, 2015. Final sessions will be selected during December and announced by December 31, 2015. Below are the details about the conference series, as well instructions for proposing a session for the conference.
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Blog Entry Pinning the Badge
by Nishant Shah published Mar 19, 2012 last modified May 08, 2015 12:34 PM — filed under: , , ,
In a world of competition, badging provides a holistic way of grading and learning, where individual talents are realised and the knowledge of the group is used.
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Blog Entry Understanding Feminist Infrastructures: An Exploratory Study of Online Feminist Content Creation Spaces in India
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha and Saumyaa Naidu published Mar 25, 2024 last modified Mar 25, 2024 01:02 PM — filed under: , ,
This report explores the growth of feminist infrastructures (including the various interpretations of the term), through research on feminist publishing, content creation and curation spaces and how they have informed the contemporary discourse on feminism, gender, and sexuality in India. The rise of online feminist publications, and related digital media content creation and curation spaces, has engendered new forums for debate, networking, and community-building. This report looks at some of the challenges of developing such publications and platforms, and the role of digital infrastructures in mediating contemporary feminist work and politics.
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Blog Entry Digital Markets and India: Demystifying the Draft DCB
by Abhineet Nayyar and Isha Suri published Apr 09, 2024 — filed under: , , ,
This document summarises the proceedings of the Roundtable on the draft Digital Competition Bill (DCB) [hereinafter referred to as ‘the Roundtable’]. The Roundtable was conducted online on April 1, 2024, and included representation from academia, law, civil society, and policy organisations. The primary objective of the Roundtable was to discuss the recent report published by the Committee on Digital Competition Law (CDCL) in March 2024 along with the draft of the DCB.
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Blog Entry Online Gender Based Violence on Short Form Video Platforms
by Divyansha Sehgal and Lakshmi T. Nambiar published Apr 11, 2024 last modified Apr 11, 2024 03:24 AM — filed under: , , , ,
An inquiry into platform policies and safeguards. This report explores how short-form video platforms in India address online gender based violence (oGBV) by analysing their terms of service, community guidelines (CG), and reporting workflows.
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August 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 31, 2015 last modified Oct 27, 2015 12:25 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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