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Blog Entry Telugu Wikipedia Stall at Rajahmundry Book Fair
by [email protected] published Jan 18, 2017 last modified Feb 06, 2017 12:48 PM — filed under: , ,
Telugu Wikipedia community put up a stall at the three day Rajahmundry Book Fair from 20 - 23 November 2016.
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Blog Entry Telugu Wikipedia Stall at Hyderabad Book Fair
by [email protected] published Jan 18, 2017 last modified Feb 06, 2017 12:48 PM — filed under: , ,
Telugu Wikipedia community put up a stall at the Hyderabad Book Fair in December welcoming members of the public to join as editors on the regional encyclopaedia.
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Blog Entry WikiSangamotsavam 2016
by [email protected] published Jan 18, 2017 last modified Feb 06, 2017 12:47 PM — filed under: , ,
The Malayalam Wikipedia community jointly held its anniversary celebrations and annual gathering in Kasaragod district, Kerala from 26 to 28 December, 2016. The Centre for Internet and Society was invited to partake in the event.
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Odia Wikipedia and Orientation Training Programme
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
An Odia Wikipedia orientation and training programme is being organized by the Centre for Internet & Society's (CIS-A2K) team on 31 January 2017 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal in Odisha.
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Blog Entry ମାତୃଭାଷା ଦିବସ: ଆଜିର ସମସ୍ୟା ଓ ଆହ୍ୱାନ
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 26, 2016 last modified Feb 26, 2016 04:52 PM — filed under: , ,
The article was published in the editorial section of Odia newspaper the Sambad on February 21, 2016. This piece explains about the challenges of expanding a knowledge base in Odia language and helping it grow beyond just the literature and to a language of knowledge.
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Blog Entry ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା ପାଇଁ ଏକ ଅନୁଶୀଳନ
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 26, 2016 last modified Feb 27, 2016 04:28 AM — filed under: , ,
On the day of the International Mother Language Day, it is important to look outside and draw inspirations from several success stories of digital activism for languages. Hebrew, an ancient language that was almost dead for over 1500 years was revived from ashes like phoenix. Even after being honoured with the classical language status in the same category of Sanskrit and Tamil, Odia has not seen much progress in the digital sphere.
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Blog Entry କମ୍ପ୍ୟୁଟର ଯୁଗରେ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 27, 2016 last modified Mar 14, 2016 07:27 AM — filed under: , ,
In 2013, the Centre for Internet and Society commissioned a project to create a typeface and input methods for for Ol chiki script that is used to write in the Santali language. Santali is one of the many victims that has large number of native language speakers but really low activism to preserve the language though it is not yet among the 196 endangered languages as identified by UNESCO.
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Blog Entry Community Digest—Estonians working on a new feedback system for Wikipedia articles
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 27, 2016 — filed under: , , ,
Community digest is a weekly publication on Wikimedia Blog. This week, I have authored a section on the Kannada Wikipedia's 13th anniversary that is being celebrated today. It includes a small section from a longer interview with Kannada Wikipedian Vasanth S.N. The two blogs on creating Odia-language character encoding converters I had written before in the Huffington Post and the DNA are also featured in the digest.
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Blog Entry Looking ahead to the future of the Kannada Wikipedia: Vasanth S.N.
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 29, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Vasanth S.N. has edited the Kannada-langauge Wikipedia since 2006. As part of the WikipediansSpeak series, I caught up with Vasanth to learn about his contributions to the Kannada Wikipedia, which just celebrated its 13th anniversary. In the discussion Vasanth shares his long time involvement in the Wikimedia movement, and what drives him every day to edit Wikipedia and helping other fellow Wikimedians.
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Blog Entry Christ University Wikipedia Education Program Internship
by Manasa Rao and Ananth Subray published Jul 05, 2017 — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
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