Centre for Internet & Society

127 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type


















New items since



Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
Blog Entry କେତେ ମାଗଣା "ଫ୍ରି ବେସିକ୍ସ
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jan 04, 2016 last modified Jan 30, 2016 11:05 AM — filed under: , , ,
This op-ed was published in Odia newspaper "The Samaja" on January 4, 2016. Sunil Abraham and Pranesh Prakash were quoted.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Odia Wikipedia progress from July to December, 2015
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Jan 01, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 02:45 AM — filed under: , , ,
Odia Wikipedia, one of the very active Wikipedias in Indian languages has been showing a negative rate of growth for the last 6 months. We will try to analyse, what has been happening and how can that be improved.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry This little innovation is bringing a revolution in the Odia language
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 03, 2016 last modified Feb 27, 2016 07:33 AM — filed under: , ,
Depicting human language within computing environments has always been a challenge: a given language's script and alphabet needs to be mapped to a coding system that a computer can process digitally. This is done by way of an encoding system that basically maps each character to a unique numeric code.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Cultural knowledge needs to be more open
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 20, 2015 last modified Mar 12, 2015 04:41 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Subhashish Panigrahi is an educator and open source activist based in Bangalore, India. He is currently working at the Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge program where he builds partnership with universities, language researchers, and GLAM organizations.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Sambalpur University Workshop
by Sailesh Patnaik published Nov 27, 2016 last modified Dec 02, 2016 02:31 AM — filed under: ,
An Odia Wikipedia Orientation program cum workshop was organized by CIS-A2K team in Sambalpur University on November 27, 2016. Sailesh Patnaik attended the workshop.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Odia Wikipedia Workshop at VSSUT, Burla (Coverage in the Sambad)
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 29, 2013 last modified Aug 19, 2013 08:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
An Odia Wikipedia workshop was organized on July 26 and 27, 2013 at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla. The Sambad (Sambalpur edition) covered the event.
Located in News & Media
Odia Wikipedia and Orientation Training Programme
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
An Odia Wikipedia orientation and training programme is being organized by the Centre for Internet & Society's (CIS-A2K) team on 31 January 2017 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal in Odisha.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Events
Blog Entry ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା ପାଇଁ ଏକ ଅନୁଶୀଳନ
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 26, 2016 last modified Feb 27, 2016 04:28 AM — filed under: , ,
On the day of the International Mother Language Day, it is important to look outside and draw inspirations from several success stories of digital activism for languages. Hebrew, an ancient language that was almost dead for over 1500 years was revived from ashes like phoenix. Even after being honoured with the classical language status in the same category of Sanskrit and Tamil, Odia has not seen much progress in the digital sphere.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry କମ୍ପ୍ୟୁଟର ଯୁଗରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 27, 2016 last modified Mar 14, 2016 07:27 AM — filed under: , ,
In 2013, the Centre for Internet and Society commissioned a project to create a typeface and input methods for for Ol chiki script that is used to write in the Santali language. Santali is one of the many victims that has large number of native language speakers but really low activism to preserve the language though it is not yet among the 196 endangered languages as identified by UNESCO.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Asian Athletics Championships 2017 Edit-a-thon
by Sailesh Patnaik & Jnanaranjan Sahu published Jun 30, 2017 last modified Aug 01, 2017 05:23 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Odia Wikipedians, in conjunction with Indian Athletics Federation and Sports and Youth Services collaborated to document the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. Hundreds of photos were uploaded and new Wikipedia content added to inform the event’s fans.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs