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Re-releasing Konkani Vishwakosh & Building Konkani Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) in partnership with the University of Goa invites you to this event on Thursday, September 26, 2013, 10.00 a.m. The one-hour event will be followed by a press conference.
Located in Openness / Events
React India 2019
by Admin published Oct 14, 2019 — filed under:
Bhuvana Meenakshi was a speaker at an International conference, 'React India 2019" which was the first beach conference and which was hosted at Goa on 26-28, September 2019.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Recap on Konkani Wikipedia Workshop
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 12, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
Konkani as a language has seen geographical, political and religious conflicts. Being the official language of Goa and spoken widely in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra it is still trying to strengthen its base. Recently CIS-A2K in collaboration with Goa University organized a four-day workshop for MA, Konkani language students.
Located in Openness / Blog
Regional Open Data Agenda-Setting Workshop 2015
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 07, 2015 last modified Feb 07, 2015 10:14 AM — filed under:
Open Data Lab Jakarta Web Foundation hosted this workshop from February 4 to 6, 2015. Sunil Abraham was a speaker.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Relevance of Bhagabat Tungi in the evolution of Odia language from Buddha era to digital age
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 20, 2014 last modified May 06, 2014 07:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Intellects, a Delhi based organisation of Odia intellectuals, and Shree Jagannath Mandir and Odisha Art and Cultural Center co-organized an event in New Delhi on April 20, 2014.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Remembering Aaron Swartz, Taking Up the Fight
by Nishant Shah published Jan 28, 2013 last modified Jan 28, 2013 04:51 AM — filed under:
I encountered the Aaron Swartz memorial the other day that helps ‘liberate’ a randomly selected article from JSTOR, as an act of civil disobedience, to commemorate both the legacy that Swartz leaves behind, but also the high-profile witch-hunt case which was a crucial factor in him taking his own life.
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Blog Entry Report from India: Relicensing books under CC
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Apr 19, 2014 last modified May 05, 2014 09:13 AM — filed under: , , ,
My name is Subhashish Panigrahi. I am an educator currently working in the community and communication front at The Centre for Internet and Society’s Access To Knowledge program (CIS-A2K), an India-based catalyst program to grow Indic language communities for Wikipedia and its sister projects. Prior to my work at CIS, I worked for the Wikimedia Foundation’s India Program, a predecessor to the current CIS-A2K project.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Report of Aaron Swartz Memorial Hacknight
by Zainab Bawa published Feb 06, 2013 last modified Mar 02, 2013 01:32 PM — filed under: ,
On 19th and 20th January, HasGeek organized a hacknight to commemorate the life and works of Aaron Swartz. Zainab Bawa from HasGeek shares with us the developments.
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Report of Wiki Workshop in Mangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 15, 2013 last modified Apr 16, 2013 06:14 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A wikipedia workshop was organized in Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Mangalore on April 9, 2013. Dr. U.B. Pavanaja participated in the workshop. Prajavani's Mangalore edition published a report about the felicitation to K.P. Rao and about the wikipedia workshop.
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Blog Entry Report on Wikipedia Hackathon held in Hyderabad
by Yuvi Panda published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Dec 03, 2012 06:37 AM — filed under: , , , ,
BITS Hyderabad had a tech fest from October 25 to 27, 2012, and wanted to conduct a technical wiki hackathon. We decided to do it on October 26 — all night.
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