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Inaugural EPT Award for Dr. Francis Jayakanth
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 06, 2012 last modified Feb 27, 2012 12:24 PM — filed under: ,
Located in Openness
Wikipedia boom in Marathi, Malayalam and other desi languages
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 01, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
A vibrant vernacular Wikipedia seems to be taking root in India. In the last eight months, the number of Wikipedia entries has grown substantially in 20 Indian languages, says a study by the Bangalore-based Centre for Internet and Society (CIS).
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ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ:ମେଳଣ/ବୁର୍ଲା (ସମ୍ବଲପୁର)
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2013 last modified Aug 05, 2013 08:04 AM — filed under: , , , ,
There was a news coverage on The Sambad, Sambalpur edition about the Odia Wikipedia workshop organized on July 26 and 27, 2013 at Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla.
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e-DIRAP Google+ Hangout on Open Government
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 08, 2013 — filed under: ,
The e-DIRAP Hangout on Open Government was held on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The Hangout brought together nine professionals from Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and the Philippines to discuss open government initiatives in their respective countries, the challenges they face, and open source tools for open government.
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Extending The Spectrum Of Openness To Include The Moral Right To Share
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 19, 2013 — filed under:
from the now-there's-a-thought dept.
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Telugu Wikipedia Meet-up @ CIS
by Prasad Krishna published May 29, 2013 last modified Aug 19, 2013 06:53 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society is hosting a meet-up on June 2, 2013 in its office in Bangalore, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. All are cordially invited.
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CoinFest 2016
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 04, 2016 — filed under: ,
Coinsecure and India Bitcoin have joined hands to organize to organize CoinFest at the Centre for Internet & Society's Bangalore office on Saturday, April 10, 2016, from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events
Blog Entry Monitoring Sustainable Development Goals in India: Availability and Openness of Data (Part II)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Apr 12, 2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are an internationally agreed upon set of developmental targets to be achieved by 2030. There are 17 SDGs with 169 targets, and each target is mapped to one or more indicators as a measure of evaluation. In this and the next blog post, Kiran AB is documenting the availability and openness of data sets in India that are relevant for monitoring the targets under the SDGs. This post offers the findings for the last 10 Goals. The first 7 has already been discussed in the earlier post.
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Free Software
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 24, 2013 last modified Jul 31, 2013 08:50 AM — filed under: , , ,
To spread awareness on free software and its philosophy, Free Software Movement of Karnataka (FSMK) in partnership with Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology, Bidadi, organized a 9-days workshop between July 20 and 28 at the Institute campus near Bidadi to focus on free software is real freedom to compute.
Located in News & Media
Stress on posting articles on Kannada Wikipedia
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 02, 2013 — filed under: , , , ,
A workshop to be held on CPDPS premises on August 6.
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