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Blog Entry Digital native: Ever on the go
by Nishant Shah published Jul 30, 2017 last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:54 PM — filed under: ,
It is time to insist that the infrastructure of digital India is accompanied by the infrastructure of care for the digital Indian.When the telephone was first introduced as a mass communication tool, one of the biggest fears was that it would allow people to lie and cheat at will.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Not only words
by Nishant Shah published Jul 16, 2017 last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:33 PM — filed under: ,
Emoticons, or if you prefer the original Japanese word emojis, are everywhere. We are used to emoticons in all shapes and sizes — from animated gifs jumping out at us on our social media feed to yellow-faced smileys that we use to add tone and feeling, nuance and layers to our text-heavy conversations in the digital world.
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Dr. Prerna Prabhakar - Impact of Digitisation of Land Recods in Rural India (Delhi, July 07, 5 pm)
by Saikat Datta published Jul 06, 2017 — filed under: , , , , ,
It is our priviledge to annouce that Dr. Prerna Prabhakar will be the speaker for the July #FirstFridayAtCIS event. Dr. Prabhakar is an Associate Fellow with the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). She is involved in a project that looks at the digitisation of land records in India and its impact on land ownership across the country. In the talk, she will evaluate the impact that digitisation of land records has had in parts of rural India. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.
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CISxScholars Delhi - Harsh Gupta - FAT ML for Lawyers and Lawmakers (June 29, 5:30 pm)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Jun 27, 2017 last modified Jun 27, 2017 09:16 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
We are proud to announce that Harsh Gupta will discuss "FAT ML (Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Machine Learning) for Lawyers and Lawmakers" at the CIS office in Delhi on Thursday, June 29, at 5:30 pm. This will be a two and half hour session: beginning with a 45 minute talk, followed by 15 minute break, another talk for 45 minutes, and then a discussion session. Please RSVP if you are joining us: <[email protected]>.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: On mute, the Voice of the People
by Nishant Shah published Jun 24, 2017 last modified Jul 05, 2017 05:04 PM — filed under: ,
We are at the mercy of trigger-happy governments and profit-hungry corporations that hold our digital lives ransom. They have the capacity to censor, contain, control and eradicate all our digital data without our consent and without repercussions.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: In digiville attention is Currency
by Nishant Shah published Jun 11, 2017 last modified Jul 05, 2017 04:40 PM — filed under: ,
The increased importance on attention and the lack of it on social media gives all the more reason why we need to be discerning about what we invest our attention upon.
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May 2017 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2017 last modified Jun 17, 2017 02:46 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Welcome to the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for May 2017.
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Japleen Pasricha - Gendered Spaces in Digital Rights (Delhi, June 02, 5 pm)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published May 30, 2017 last modified May 31, 2017 03:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
It is our priviledge to annouce that Japleen Pasricha will be the speaker for the June #FirstFridayAtCIS event. Japleen smashes the patriarchy for a living, and is Founder & Editor-in-chief of Feminism in India. The talk will focus on her experience of working on gender and digital rights in India, the ways in which "gender" functions as a critical lens in digital rights discourse and practice in India (or not), and the gendered nature of digital rights spaces in India. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.
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Blog Entry Digital native: Look before you (digitally) leap
by Nishant Shah published May 28, 2017 last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:22 AM — filed under: , ,
Creating a digital future is great, but there’s a serious need to secure the infrastructure first.
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Consultative Meeting for a Digital Archive Lab
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:07 PM — filed under:
A meeting for a digital archive lab was held at the Centre for Community Knowledge, Ambedkar University in New Delhi on May 20, 2017. P.P. Sneha participated in the meeting.
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