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October 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 31, 2012 last modified Nov 08, 2012 11:42 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Welcome to the newsletter of October 2012 from the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). The present issue features an analysis by Ujwala Uppaluri of the Delhi High Court’s judgment in Super Cassettes v. MySpace, announcement of public call for comments for reports on “Banking and Accessibility in India” and “Making TV Accessible in India”, and updates on Indic languages.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: Hashtag Along With Me
by Nishant Shah published Jul 29, 2018 last modified Aug 01, 2018 12:25 AM — filed under: , ,
A hashtag that evolved with a movement.
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Blog Entry Call for Essays: Offline
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Aug 09, 2018 last modified Aug 20, 2018 06:58 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Who is offline, and is it a choice? The global project of bringing people online has spurred several commendable initiatives in expanding access to digital devices, networks, and content, and often contentious ones such as Free Basics / internet.org, which illustrate the intersectionalities of scale, privilege, and rights that we need to be mindful of when we imagine the offline. Further, the experience of the internet, for a large section of people is often mediated through prior and ongoing experiences of traditional media, and through cultural metaphors and cognitive frames that transcend more practical registers such as consumption and facilitation. How do we approach, study, and represent this disembodied internet – devoid of its hypertext, platforms, devices, it's nuts and bolts, but still tangible through engagement in myriad, personal and often indiscernible ways. The [email protected] programme invites abstracts for essays that explore dimensions of offline lives.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: Playing God
by Nishant Shah published Sep 04, 2018 — filed under: ,
Google’s home assistant can make you feel deceptively God-like as it listens to every command of yours. It is a device that never sleeps, and always listens, waiting for a voice to utter “Ok Google” to jump into life.
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Blog Entry Essays on 'Offline' - Selected Abstracts
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Sep 06, 2018 last modified Sep 06, 2018 02:14 PM — filed under: , , ,
In response to a recent call for essays that explore various dimensions of offline lives, we received 22 abstracts. Out of these, we have selected 10 pieces to be published as part of a series titled 'Offline' on the upcoming [email protected] blog. Please find below the details of the selected abstracts.
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Blog Entry Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 (IRC19): List - Call for Sessions
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Oct 01, 2018 last modified Nov 05, 2018 09:15 AM — filed under: , ,
Who makes lists? How are lists made? Who can be on a list, and who is missing? What new subjectivities - indicative of different asymmetries of power/knowledge - do list-making, and being listed, engender? What makes lists legitimate information artifacts, and what makes their knowledge contentious? Much debate has emerged about specificities and implications of the list as an information artifact, especially in the case of #LoSHA and NRC - its role in creation and curation of information, in building solidarities and communities of practice, its dependencies on networked media infrastructures, its deployment by hegemonic entities and in turn for countering dominant discourses. For the fourth edition of the Internet Researchers’ Conference (IRC19), we invite sessions that engage critically with the form, imagination, and politics of the *list*.
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Blog Entry IRC19 - Proposed Session - #LegitLists - Form follows function: List by design
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 26, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Details of a session proposed by Akriti Rastogi, Ishani Dey, and Sagorika Singha for the Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 - #List.
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Blog Entry IRC19 - Proposed Session - #AyushmanBhavah
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 26, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Details of a session proposed by Arya Lakshmi and Adrij Chakraborty for the Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 - #List.
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Blog Entry IRC19 - Proposed Session - #ListsAsDatabase
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 26, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Details of a session proposed by Ria De and Samata Biswas for the Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 - #List.
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Blog Entry IRC19 - Proposed Session - #LoSHAandWhatFollowed
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 26, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Details of a session proposed by Anannya Chatterjee, Arunima Singh, Bhanu Priya Gupta, Renu Singh, and Rhea Bose for the Internet Researchers' Conference 2019 - #List.
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