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Blog Entry A Wikipedia Mini-hackathon in Delhi
by Yuvraj Pandian published Nov 11, 2012 last modified Dec 04, 2012 07:31 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Wikipedian Yuvaraj Pandian visited the CIS office in Delhi and helped the Access to Knowledge team conduct a super-ad-hoc mini-hackathon with two other volunteers, Sheel from Delhi and Harsh from Ahmedabad. The aim was to get them a kickstart in developing userscripts/gadgets, and get them to a point where the prior existing documentation makes sense to them.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry A Wikipedia Presentation at BITS, Goa
by Radhakrishna Arvapally published Feb 09, 2015 last modified Mar 09, 2015 01:21 AM — filed under: , , ,
Quark is one of India's largest science, technology and management festivals, held every February at BITS Pilani - K.K. Birla Goa Campus. This year in 2015, the event was held from February 6 to 8, 2015. This blog post captures the key moments. About 12 delegates attended the event.
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Blog Entry A Wikipedia Workshop at NMAIT
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 04, 2013 04:30 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi collaborated with Metawings Institute to spread the words about Wikipedia for Indian languages. A one-day workshop was organized to educated the students on contributing to Wikipedia on December 21, 2012. About 170 engineering students took part in this event.
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Blog Entry A Wikipedia Workshop at SRM University, Chennai
by Noopur Raval published Dec 27, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi in association with Metawings Institute organized a one-day workshop on contributing to Wikipedia at SRM University on December 17, 2012. About 40 students from different engineering colleges in Chennai participated in the workshop. Metawings coordinated for the logistics and for spreading the word among the students.
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A Workshop on Editing Wikipedia in Mumbai
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 23, 2013 — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) is holding a workshop on Wikipedia editing at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai on August 24, 10.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events
Aaron Swartz Memorial Hacknight
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2013 last modified Jan 17, 2013 05:18 AM — filed under: ,
On Saturday, January 19, 2013, HasGeek and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organizing a hacknight to understand Aaron’s work and contribute to his projects. The event starts from 2.00 p.m. onwards and ends at 8.00 a.m., the next day morning.
Located in Openness / Events
Blog Entry Aaron Swartz: The First Martyr of the Free Information Movement
by Lawrence Liang published Jan 24, 2013 — filed under: , ,
Well known American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist died on January 11, 2013. Lawrence Liang from the Alternative Law Forum discusses with Newsclick the tragic loss. The interview was conducted by Prabir Purkayastha.
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વિકિપીડિયા ગુજરાતી માં પણ છે
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 28, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2012 10:36 AM — filed under: , , ,
We've recently been featured in the Gujarati magazine on technology: Cybersafar. The below article was written by Harsh Kothari.
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Access to Knowledge — September 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 29, 2012 last modified Dec 14, 2012 06:18 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This is the first newsletter from the Access to Knowledge team of CIS in Delhi. The issue introduces you to the CIS Access to Knowledge program, the team members in Delhi and reports from Workshops conducted by the Wikipedia community.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Access to Knowledge Bulletin — April 2013
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 30, 2013 last modified May 29, 2013 10:57 AM — filed under: , , ,
In the third issue of our newsletter for 2013, we are pleased to bring you updates from the Indic Wikipedia Visualisation project, reports of events organised in Kolkata, Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.
Located in About Us / Newsletters