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Blog Entry Open Source Project Brings 11th Century Kannada Verses Online
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Mar 19, 2014 last modified Apr 06, 2014 06:00 AM — filed under: , , ,
The post was co-authored by Pavithra Hanchagaiah, Omshivaprakash H L and Subhashish Panigrahi and published in the March issue of Foss Force.
Located in Openness / Blog
Open standards policy in India: A long, but successful journey
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 23, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 07:40 AM — filed under:
Last week, India became another major country to join the growing, global open standards movement. After three years of intense debate and discussion, India's Department of IT in India finalized its Policy on Open Standards for e-Governance, joining the ranks of emerging economies like Brazil, South Africa and others. This is a historic moment and India's Department of Information Technology (DIT) deserves congratulations for approving a policy that will ensure the long-term preservation of India's e-government data.
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Blog Entry Open Standards Workshop at IGF '09
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 30, 2009 last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:54 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society co-organized a workshop on 'Open Standards: A Rights-Based Framework' at the fourth Internet Governance Forum, at Sharm el-Sheikh. The panel was chaired by Aslam Raffee of Sun Microsystems and the panellists were Sir Tim Berners-Lee of W3C, Renu Budhiraja of India's DIT, Sunil Abraham of CIS, Steve Mutkoski of Microsoft, and Rishab Ghosh of UNU-MERIT.
Located in Openness / Blog
Open Standards: Ensuring Accessibility and Inclusiveness
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 19, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 03:58 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society is co-organising a workshop on Open Standards at the Internet Governance Forum on 16 September, 2010.
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Blog Entry Open Street Map "Mapping Workshop"
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published May 13, 2015 last modified Jun 17, 2015 04:47 PM — filed under:
I conducted a workshop titled "OpenStreetMap Mapping Workshop" on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Phandeeyar. The workshop was attended by 20 enthusiasts. This involved organisations that work on resource issues, mostly on land grabbing, a start-up company that is planning to offer location-based local news feeds, a representative of MIDO, and an organisation that sells children’s books.
Located in Openness / Blog
OpenData Week in Madrid - OD4D Summit, Open Data Charter Meetings, and IODC16
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 16, 2016 — filed under: ,
Sumandro Chattopadhyay took part in three open data events in Madrid in the first week of October 2016.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry OpenGLAM at Wikimania 2014
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 27, 2014 last modified Oct 06, 2014 05:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
GLAM activities in the last two months have been quite happening!
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Opening Government: A Guide to Best Practice in Transparency, Accountability and Civic Engagement across the Public Sector
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 21, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:26 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Transparency & Accountability Initiative has published a book called “Opening Government: A Guide to Best Practice in Transparency, Accountability and Civic Engagement across the Public Sector”. We at the Centre for Internet & Society contributed the section on Open Government Data.
Located in Openness / Blog
by Subbiah Arunachalam and Anirudh Sridhar published May 30, 2014 — filed under: , ,
The philosophy of openness is one that concerns itself with shifting power from centralized authorities of knowledge like owners to the community with its varied components like users, producers or contributors.
Located in Telecom / Knowledge Repository on Internet Access
Blog Entry Openness, Videos, Impressions
by Nishant Shah published Dec 28, 2009 last modified Sep 22, 2011 12:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
The one day Open Video Summit organised by the Centre for Internet & Society, iCommons, Open Video Alliance, and Magic Lantern, to bring together a range of stakeholders to discuss the possibilities, potentials, mechanics and politics of Open Video. Nishant Shah, who participated in the conversations, was invited to summarise the impressions and ideas that ensued in the day.
Located in Openness / Blog