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Blog Entry Announcing Silicon Plateau #01
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Apr 06, 2015 last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:00 PM — filed under: , ,
We are very pleased to announce that the RAW programme is supporting a new collaborative publishing project led by T.A.J. Residency / SKE Projects and or-bits.com. The first volume of the series titled 'Silicon Plateau' will feature contributions by a group of artists, researchers, and writers, including IOCOSE, Tara Kelton, Anil Menon, Sunita Prasad, Achal Prabhala and Sreshta Rit Premnath, along with contextual writing and documentation material. Here is an excerpt from the editorial note written by Marialaura Ghidini, the co-editor of the volume.
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Blog Entry Anushree Gupta - Ladies ‘Log’: Women’s Safety and Risk Transfer in Ridehailing
by Anushree Gupta published Jan 01, 2020 last modified May 19, 2020 06:29 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Working in the gig-economy has been associated with economic vulnerabilities. However, there are also moral and affective vulnerabilities as workers find their worth measured everyday by their performance of—and at—work and in every interaction and movement. This essay by Anushree Gupta is the third among a series of writings by researchers associated with the 'Mapping Digital Labour in India' project at the CIS, supported by the Azim Premji University, that were published on the Platypus blog of the Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC). The essay is edited by Noopur Raval, who co-led the project concerned.
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April 2014 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 03:38 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The newsletter for the month of April can be accessed below:
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April 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2015 last modified May 31, 2015 04:29 AM — filed under: , , ,
Newsletter for the month of April below.
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April 2016 Newsletter
by Sunil Abraham published Apr 30, 2016 last modified May 10, 2016 06:26 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the CIS newsletter for April 2016. The key issues we worked on this month included the Aadhaar Act 2016, Standard Essential Patents, cyber security of smart grids, and involvement of international agencies in the smart cities project in India.
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April 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the CIS newsletter for April 2017.
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April 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2019 last modified Sep 04, 2019 02:36 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for April 2019.
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Blog Entry Archives and Access
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 22, 2011 last modified Apr 17, 2015 11:06 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The monograph by Aparna Balachandran and Rochelle Pinto, is a material history of the Internet archives. It examines the role of the archivist and the changing relationship between the state and private archives for looking at the politics of subversion, preservation and value of archiving. By examining the Tamil Nadu and Goa state archives, along with the larger public and state archives in the country, the monograph looks at the materiality of archiving, the ambitions and aspirations of an archive, and why it is necessary to preserve archives, not as historical artefacts but as living interactive spaces of memory and remembrance. The findings have direct implications on various government and market impulses to digitise archives and show a clear link between opening up archives and other knowledge sources for breathing life into local and alternative histories.
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Blog Entry Archives and Access: Introduction
by Aparna Balachandran published Dec 11, 2008 last modified Apr 24, 2015 12:05 PM — filed under: , ,
The members of this research project team are Aparna Balachandran and Rochelle Pinto from the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore and Abhijit Bhattacharya from the Centre for the Study of Social Sciences, Calcutta. This intial post tries to outline the concerns underlining this project which will attempt to critically examine archiving practices and policies in India in order to conceptualize ideas about ownership and use towards the goal of the greatest public good; reflect on issues of digitization and access; and facilitate public conversations and the articulation of a collective voice by historians and other users on possible interventions in these institutions.
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Blog Entry Are India’s much-lauded startups failing their women workers?
by Abhishek Sekharan and Ambika Tandon published Dec 06, 2021 — filed under: , , ,
Recent protests outside Urban Company’s head office highlight the gendered nature of work in the country’s digital economy.
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