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Civic hackers seek to find their feet in India
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 03, 2011 last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:45 AM — filed under:
In 2006, when Sushant Sinha,who holds a doctorate in Internet security from the University of Michigan, tried to use the Indian government’s judicial rulings website, Judis.nic.in, he found it difficult to get the data he was looking for. “Judis.nic.in didn’t have a good text search or ability to sort results by relevance,” Sinha said. The lack of these two critical functions rendered the wealth of data on the site largely unusable.
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Cluster in collaboration with the Architects Association of Turin (FOAT) participates at the Democracy Biennial
by Sanchia de Souza published Apr 10, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:09 PM — filed under:
Sunil Abraham to speak at the conference 'Housing the Democratic City' in Turin, Italy
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New Project to Assess Potential of Creating Open Government Data Initiatives in Chile, Ghana and Turkey
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 13, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:44 AM — filed under:
Steve Bratt, CEO of the World Wide Web Foundation (founded in 2009 by Tim Berners-Lee) has made an announcement on moving forward with a project to assess the potential of creating open government data initiatives in Chile, Ghana, and Turkey - the first step of what we hope to be a global initiative focusing on low- and middle-income countries.
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Data Activism and Grassroots Empowerment in India
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 09:59 AM — filed under:
Glover Wright of the Center for Internet and Society talks about Data Activism and Grassroots Empowerment in India at the Innovate/Activate Unconference in New York Law School on 24 September 2010.
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Digitally Open: Innovation and Open Access Forum
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 22, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 09:26 AM — filed under:
Promoting Openness in Today's Digital World
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GCOS 2009
by Radha Rao published Nov 04, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:44 PM — filed under:
The Global Conference on Open Source, held on 26th and 27th of October, 2009 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia was organized by AOSI (Asosiasi open Source Indonesia) and was supported by the State Ministry of Research and Technology and the Ministry Communication Information Technology.
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Highest wiki taker
by Radha Rao published Sep 02, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:04 PM — filed under:
Bangaloreans are beginning to debate if Wikipedia is a reliable source of info, reports Shweta Taneja. TimeOut Bangalore, published an article on the upcoming WikiWars event that the Centre for Internet and Society is organising in January 2010. Nishant Shah, Director Research, was interviewed for his views and ideas about the event and the rise of Wikipedia as a global knowledge production system.
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The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad
by Prasad Krishna published May 26, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — filed under:
IDRC held a panel discussion on 'The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad' on May 5, 2010 in Ottawa.
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Presentation at IDRC: ‘Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons -- A Southern Perspective’
by Sanchia de Souza published Jul 03, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:59 PM — filed under:
Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam, CIS Distinguished Fellow, will give a talk titled 'Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons -- A Southern Perspective' at IDRC, Ottawa, Canada, on 13 July 2009.
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Imagining the Internet – A History and Forecast
by Radha Rao published Nov 18, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:26 PM — filed under:
Workshop: A Rights-Based Framework - Open Standards - A report on the workshop by Senior segment producer, Janna Anderson - IGF 2009 – Egypt – Sharm El Sheikh (Nov 15th, 2009)
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