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Wiki Winter Camp - Coverage in Sakshi
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2014 last modified Jan 01, 2015 04:58 PM — filed under: , ,
Media coverage for the Wiki winter camp held at Andhra Loyola College.
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Blog Entry Wiki Women's Day in Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Mar 19, 2013 last modified Mar 19, 2013 06:32 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
International Women's Day (IWD), also called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8, every year. There were a series of Wikipedia events organised this year with the aim of increasing participation of women contributing to Wikipedia. One such event was organised by the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society and the Wikimedia India Chapter at the Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE), a Secondary Teacher Education College in Panaji, Goa on March 8, 2013.
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Wiki Women's Workshop
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 last modified Mar 05, 2014 10:37 AM — filed under: , , , ,
As part of the commemoration of the International Women's Day, International Centre Goa (ICG) in association with the Centre for Internet & Society’s Access to Knowledge team is organising a Wiki Women’s Workshop on Sunday, March 9, 2014 from 3.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. at ICG – Dona Paula.
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Wiki's worth, on a different turf
by Sunil Abraham published Jan 15, 2010 last modified Oct 23, 2012 08:33 AM — filed under:
An Indian duo–a programmer and a mathematician–have developed a tool to expose anonymous writers and cleanse Wikipedia of rogue editors
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Wikimania 2013: The International Wikimedia Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 26, 2013 last modified Aug 29, 2013 06:30 AM — filed under: , , ,
Wikimania is the annual international conference of the Wikimedia movement. It's organized by a different local team each year. In 2013 the conference took place in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Wikimania allows the community and the general public to learn about and share their experiences with free knowledge initiatives all over the world. T. Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi participated in the event.
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Blog Entry Wikimania 2013: Wikipedians represent Indian Languages in Hong Kong
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Aug 19, 2013 last modified Sep 13, 2013 06:03 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The 7th, 8th and 9th of August 2013 saw over 600 Wikipedians across the world participating Wikimania at Hong Kong. The three day annual international conference for users and contributors of Wikipedia brought many debates about open educational research, open source technologies, gender gap, documenting the history of mankind in a free and open platform like Wikipedia and its sister sites in collaboration with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums and all of these in 286 world languages. More and more volunteers are joining this movement and it is expanding the media of accessing and disseminating knowledge.
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Wikimedia Asia Meeting
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2013 last modified Aug 29, 2013 10:14 AM — filed under: , , ,
T.Vishnu Vardhan and Subhashish Panigrahi from the Access to Knowledge team at CIS participated in the Wikimedia Asia meeting in Hong Kong on August 10, 2013.
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Wikimedia Bangalore Meetup @ Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team of the Centre for Internet & Society in partnership with Wikispeed and NASSCOM is organizing meetup at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore on February 25, 2013 at 2.00 p.m. Vishnu Vardhan will speak on the Access to Knowledge program.
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Wikimedia Diversity Conference
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 09, 2013 last modified Dec 02, 2013 06:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
T.Vishnu Vardhan participated in the conference organized by the German Wikipedia community in Berlin (GLS Campus) on November 9 and 10, 2013. He presented on So Many Languages- Challenges and Opportunities for the Wikimedia Movement in India and also led a Round-up session on Geographic diversity and Language pluralism on Wikimedia.
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Wikimedia Foundation awards grant to Centre for Internet and Society to expand Access to Knowledge in India
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 02, 2012 — filed under:
We are pleased to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation has approved a grant to the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) in Bangalore to expand their Access to Knowledge program in India.
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