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Blog Entry Submitted Comments on the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 05:49 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Last month, the Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department of the Government of Telangana released the first public draft of the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016, and sought comments from various stakeholders in the state and outside. The draft policy not only aims to facilitate and provide a framework for proactive disclosure of data created by the state government agencies, but also identify the need for integrating such a mandate within the information systems operated by these agencies as well. CIS is grateful to be invited to submit its detailed comments on the same. The submission was drafted by Anubha Sinha and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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Blog Entry Summary of the Minutes of the Workshop on Biodiversity Informatics
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 30, 2012 — filed under: ,
The Western Ghats Portal team had organized a one-day workshop to explore the contemporary state of biodiversity informatics as expressed in three spheres: technology behind biodiversity informatics, scientific commons and policy and biodiversity portals in India. It hoped to provide an opportunity to interact and learn from similar endeavors in this emerging discipline. The workshop was held at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE), Bangalore on 25 November 2011.
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Blog Entry Sunil Abraham - Key Listener Speech at Wikimedia Summit 2019
by Sunil Abraham published May 04, 2019 last modified May 04, 2019 03:34 AM — filed under: ,
The Wikimedia Summit 2019 – formerly known as "Wikimedia Conference" or "Chapters Meeting" – took place on 29–31 March 2019 in Berlin. Sunil Abraham made a speech at the summit organized in Berlin.
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Blog Entry Survey of Estimates of Economic Value of Open Government Data
by Ömer Faruk Sarı published Aug 22, 2015 last modified Aug 22, 2015 08:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This is a survey of estimates of economic value of open government data, and public sector information in general, across regions, countries, and sectors offered by several reports published during the last decade. The survey is undertaken by Ömer Faruk Sarı, a student of Business Administration at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey, and research intern with CIS.
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Swatantra 2014: Fifth International Free Software Conference, Kerala
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 28, 2014 last modified Dec 28, 2014 02:44 AM — filed under: ,
ICFOSS, Govt. of Kerala organized the fifth international Free Software Conference at Hotel Hycinth by Sparsa, Trivandrum from December 18 - 20, 2014. The Centre for Internet and Society was one of the organizations supporting the event. Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam was a speaker and made a presentation on Open Science.
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Tactical Media 3.0--FOSS: The Dynamics of Freedom
by Sanchia de Souza published Jul 15, 2009 last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:42 PM — filed under:
CIS Executive Director Sunil Abraham will speak at 'Tactical Media 3.0--Foss: The Dynamics of Freedom', a workshop on techniques and philosophy of Free and Open Source Software, 27 July to 1 August, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
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Talamaddale on August 23
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 16, 2015 last modified Sep 20, 2015 03:57 PM — filed under: , ,
A talamaddale ‘Karna Chedana’ and ‘Shalya Nirgamana’ will be organised at Abhisheka mandira on the premises of Manjunatha temple at Kadri on August 23 at 2.30 p.m. Yakshagana playback singers Balipa Narayana Bhagawatha and Puttige Raghurama Holla will take part.
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Talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young
by Admin published Feb 28, 2019 last modified Mar 07, 2019 11:59 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society will be hosting public talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young, who are both 2019 India-U.S. Public Interest Technology Fellows at New America at its Bangalore office on March 4, 2019.
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Blog Entry Tallapaka Pada Sahityam is now on Wikisource
by Pavan Santhosh published Jun 10, 2017 last modified Jul 10, 2017 01:44 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
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Blog Entry Teaching in the Age of Wikipedia
by T. Vishnu Vardhan published Nov 22, 2014 last modified Dec 28, 2014 04:04 AM — filed under: , , ,
This course is conceived by CIS-A2K. It is currently envisaged as an add-on Certificate Course jointly offered by CIS-A2K and the Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE)-a premier teacher training establishment in Goa, India.
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