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Bangalore Force.com August Meetup
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 09, 2012 last modified Aug 09, 2012 01:59 PM — filed under: ,
Following the India Salesforce Platform Developer Hands-On Workshop in July, Bangalore Force.com is organizing monthly meetups in Bangalore, starting in August. The first meeting will be held at the Centre for Internet & Society in Bangalore on Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. John Barnes will be speaking on the occasion.
Located in Openness
Bangalore hackers write code as tribute to Aaron Swartz
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 25, 2013 — filed under:
A small crowd gathered here on Saturday afternoon in the basement of the Centre for Internet and Society to participate in the Aaron Swartz Memorial Hacknight, organised by HasGeek.
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Bangalore Meet-up for the Open Government Partnership Brasilia
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 12, 2012 last modified Apr 12, 2012 01:18 PM — filed under: , ,
The international Open Government Partnership (OGP) is holding its first annual meeting on April 17 and 18, 2012. Representatives from over 50 member countries will gather in Brasilia to celebrate the progress that has been made to date, to exchange best practices, and to grow and strengthen the global collaborative network of open government leaders. Bangalore meet-up at CIS on April 17, 2012 from 5.30 p.m to 7.30 p.m.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Bangalore RHoKed to Create 8 Apps for a Better World!
by Yogesh Londhe published Jun 30, 2013 last modified Jul 03, 2013 07:48 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) on June 1 and 2, 2013 hosted a Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) event at its office. Yogesh Londhe shares with you a post-event report.
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Bangla Wiki turns 10
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2015 last modified Apr 04, 2015 04:10 PM — filed under: , , ,
The 10th anniversary of Bengali Wikipedia was marked with a a gathering of Wikipedians of vernacular languages from across the country and beyond at Jadavpur University. Bengali is one of 20 Indian languages to have a Wikipedia presence. The event also celebrated 14 years of the mother edition in English of the open-access, crowd-sourced online encyclopaedia.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Barcamp Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 13, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team participated in a Barcamp at SAP Labs, Bangalore on October 12, 2014. Dr. U.B.Pavanaja and Rahmanuddin Shaik participated in the event.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Bargarh Manuscript Digitisation Project
by Sailesh Patnaik published Feb 12, 2017 last modified Apr 16, 2017 08:08 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The digitisation of temple manuscripts at the Dadhivamana Temple, Bargarh in Western Odisha followed by a workshop for the students of Imperial College took place between 11- 12 February, 2017.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Bengaluru: A Hub for Kannada and Sanskrit Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects!
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 16, 2012 last modified Nov 04, 2012 02:03 PM — filed under: , , ,
Kannada Wikipedia is one of those Indic language wikipedias which has seen many readers coming up every month. Subhashish Panigrahi summarizes the experiences of some of the very active Kannada wikipedians from the recent Kannada Wikipedia meetup held in Bengaluru on October 7, 2012.
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Berlin 6 Open Access Conference
by Sanchia de Souza published Nov 21, 2008 last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:16 PM — filed under:
The Berlin 6 Open Access conference was attended by Subbiah Arunachalam, Centre for Internet and Society Distinguished Fellow.
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Beyond Property Rights: Thinking About Moral Definitions of Openness
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 07, 2013 — filed under: , ,
It is hard for Westerners to realize just how much we take for granted about intellectual property, and in particular, how much the property owner’s perspective--be it a corporation, government or creative artist--is embedded in our view of the world as the natural order of things.
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