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Wikipedia turns 11 today
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 16, 2012 — filed under:
The world's largest free encyclopaedia turns 11 on Sunday. To mark the occasion, the Wikipedia community will host events in seven cities across the country. The community is also celebrating the first anniversary of the Wikimedia India chapter.
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Blog Entry Open Data Hackathons are Great, but Address Privacy and License Concerns
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Feb 05, 2016 last modified Feb 05, 2016 08:37 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
This is to cross-publish a blog post from DataMeet website regarding a letter shared with the organisers of Urban Hack 2015, Bangalore, in response to a set of privacy and license concerns identified and voiced during the hackathon by DataMeet members. Sumandro Chattapadhyay co-authored and co-signed the letter. The blog post is written by Nisha Thompson.
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Krishnarajapet Wikipedia Workshop (Coverage in Suvarna Times of Karnataka)
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 12, 2013 last modified Sep 05, 2013 06:10 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Suvarna Times of Karnataka covered the Kannada Wikipedia workshop organised by the CIS-A2K team and the Kannada Sahitya Parishat of KR Pet., on August 12, 2013. A scanned version of the report is produced below.
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Konkani Vishwakosh relaunch tomorrow
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
The Goa University in collaboration with Centre for Internet and Societies Access to Knowledge Programme (CIS-A2K) will relaunch its four-volume 3,632-page Konkani Vishwakosh (encyclopaedia) under Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA 3.0. to support the movement of open knowledge and open access on Thursday at 10 a.m. at a function at the conference hall of its administrative building at Taleigao plateau.
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Konkani Wikipedia from Goa University in 6 months
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 27, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
Piles of the thick four volumes of Konkani vishwakosh or encyclopedia waiting to be picked up by users at the Goa University (GU) will now attain a modern avatar.
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Access to Knowledge Bulletin — June & July 2013
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 30, 2013 last modified Oct 04, 2013 10:52 AM — filed under: , , ,
A2K newsletter for the months of June and July, 2013.
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Access to Knowledge Bulletin — August 2013
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 31, 2013 last modified Oct 04, 2013 10:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Access to Knowledge (Wikipedia) newsletter for the month of August 2013:
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January 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2012 last modified Jul 09, 2012 09:36 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Welcome to the Centre for Internet and Society newsletter! In this issue we bring you the updates of our research, events, media coverage and videos of events organized by us during the month of January 2012!
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Blog Entry Open Government Data
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 16, 2012 last modified Jul 16, 2012 12:42 PM — filed under:
The Transparency & Accountability Initiative published a book titled “Opening Government: A Guide to Best Practice in Transparency, Accountability and Civic Engagement across the Public Sector”. The Centre for Internet & Society contributed a chapter on Open Government Data.
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2nd Odia Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 01, 2013 — filed under: , ,
The event is being organized today, April 1, 2013 online by the Odia Wikipedia Community, from 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. The Centre for Internet and Society is supporting this event.
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