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Profit by Sharing: Anatomy of an Open Source Hardware Business
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 16, 2012 last modified Oct 17, 2012 09:58 AM — filed under: , ,
Ian Lesnet, founder of DangerousPrototypes will give a lecture on open hardware and open source at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bengaluru on October 24, 2012, 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events
Blog Entry Promoting GLAM in Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Jan 24, 2013 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:27 AM — filed under: , , , ,
We organised an introductory Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums (GLAM) session at Goa State Central Library on December 13, 2012. It was well attended by about 45 interested people coming from over 10 different GLAM institutes in Goa.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Protecting the Territory, Killing the Map
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published May 17, 2016 — filed under: , , , ,
The politics of making and using maps in India has taken a sudden and complex turn with the publication of the draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, 2016. Contrary to the expectations arising out of several government schemes that are promoting the development of the new digital economy in India – from start-ups to the ongoing expansion of connectivity network – the Bill seems to be undoing various economic and humanitarian efforts, and other opportunities involving maps. This article by Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Adya Garg was published by The Wire on May 16, 2016.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Public Consultation for the First Draft of 'Government Open Data Use License - India' Announced
by Anubha Sinha published Jun 30, 2016 last modified Jun 30, 2016 09:41 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The first public draft of the open data license to be used by Government of India was released by the Department of Legal Affairs earlier this week. Comments are invited from general public and stakeholders. These are to be submitted via the MyGov portal by July 25, 2016. CIS was a member of the committee constituted to develop the license concerned, and we contributed substantially to the drafting process.
Located in Openness
Publishing Next
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
T. Vishnu Vardhan was a speaker at Publishing Next organized by CinnamonTeal Publishing, a Margao (Goa)-based publishing house that provides publishing services to authors and publishers. The event was held in Goa on September 19 and 20.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Punjabi Wikipedia Workshop at Amritsar
by Shiju Alex published Sep 30, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 04:11 PM — filed under: , ,
After Ludhiana and Patiala we came to Amritsar, which we all know is home to the Golden Temple and the spiritual centre of Sikh religion, to introduce Punjabi Wikipedia. The workshop was held at the Spring Dale Senior School, Amritsar on August 17, 2012.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Punjabi Wikipedia Workshop at Punjabi University, Patiala
by Shiju Alex and Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 28, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 12:18 PM — filed under: , , ,
Patiala is the home to the famous Punjabi University. A Wikipedia workshop was organized at the Punjabi University's Punjabi Department on August 16, 2012.
Located in Openness / Blog
Pushing the Boundaries in Open Governance: Insights from OGP Asia Pacific Regional Conference in Bali, Indonesia (Day 1)
by Prasad Krishna published May 06, 2014 last modified May 27, 2014 11:16 AM — filed under: , , ,
Sunil Abraham is quoted. He said that open governance is more about citizens checking on what government leaders are doing than on government coding its citizens to exercise surveillance.
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Pushing women scientists
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 21, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia edit-a-thon attempts to raise awareness of the contribution of Indian women to science.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Quantifying India's research output - Public Lecture by Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam
by Radha Rao published Sep 24, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:54 PM — filed under:
International Strategic and Security Studies Programme, IISc. Bangalore, is organizing a Public lecture by Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam on Friday, Sept 25th, on Quantifying India's research output.
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