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Blog Entry A Wiki Workshop at Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 22, 2013 last modified Jan 22, 2013 03:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team organized a Wikipedia workshop at Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology (RKGIT), Ghaziabad in collaboration with Metawings on January 17, 2013. Subhashish Panigrahi summarizes the happenings from the one-day workshop in this blog post.
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Blog Entry Celebrating the success of Wikipedia in Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 21, 2013 last modified Apr 16, 2013 12:48 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Wikipedia Club Pune, a local community based outreach user group in Pune has recently organized Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013 to spread words about “Spoken Wikipedia”, a project to add recorded audio for Indic language Wikipedia articles which will help the disabled to access Wikipedia and “Bridging Editor Gender Gap.”
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Blog Entry Indic Language Wikipedias — Statistical Report — 2012
by Shiju Alex published Jan 21, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2013 02:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
I have compiled the statistical update of the Indic language Wikipedias for the year 2012. As usual, in this report, my aim is to provide my perspectives on the health of various Indic language communities as well as the state of various Indic language wikipedias.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia in St. Xavier's College, Mapusa, Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Jan 19, 2013 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:33 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A three hour Wikipedia workshop was organized by the Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi, in the morning of December 14, 2012 at St. Xavier's College in Mapusa, Goa. Over 30 participants attended the session.
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Blog Entry The Violence of Knowledge Cartels
by Nishant Shah published Jan 18, 2013 — filed under: ,
We are all struck with a sense of loss, grief and shock since we heard of the death of Aaron Swartz, by suicide. People who have been his friends have written heart-felt obituaries, saluting his dreams and visions and unwavering commitment to a larger social good.
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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 Two-day Wiki Workshop in Goa University: An Introduction
by Nitika Tandon published Jan 14, 2013 last modified Jan 25, 2013 06:30 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Last month, on December 12 and 13, 2012, the Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet & Society along with Wikipedia community members organized a two-day workshop for M.A. and Ph.D. students at the Goa University. Nitika Tandon participated in the event and shares with us the developments.
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December 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 16, 2013 05:15 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society wish you all a great year ahead. In the December 2012 newsletter, we bring you the draft early chapters of our “National Resource Kit” project for persons with disabilities (covering four southern states); and accessibility-related comments on the Twelfth Five Year Plan; the draft research on pervasive technologies and access to knowledge that we presented at the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest in Brazil; our comments on the privacy implications of including RFID tags in the proposed Rule 138A of the Motor Vehicle Rules, a report on the open access lectures delivered by Prof. Leslie Chan during his tour of India, reports of Wikipedia-related workshops conducted across three cities, and news and media coverage.
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Blog Entry Open Access Champion Leslie Chan Delivers Five Talks in India
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 02, 2013 05:35 AM — filed under:
Professor Leslie Chan, a champion of Open Access (OA) and Associate Director of the Centre for Critical Development Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough visited Tiruvananthapuram and Mysore in December 2012 for a series of lectures. Well known advocate for OA in India and the developing world, Professor Subbiah Arunachalam, accompanied him on these tours.
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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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