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Blog Entry Wikipedia in St. Xavier's College, Mapusa, Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Jan 19, 2013 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:33 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A three hour Wikipedia workshop was organized by the Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi, in the morning of December 14, 2012 at St. Xavier's College in Mapusa, Goa. Over 30 participants attended the session.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry The Violence of Knowledge Cartels
by Nishant Shah published Jan 18, 2013 — filed under: ,
We are all struck with a sense of loss, grief and shock since we heard of the death of Aaron Swartz, by suicide. People who have been his friends have written heart-felt obituaries, saluting his dreams and visions and unwavering commitment to a larger social good.
Located in Openness / Blog
Aaron Swartz Memorial Hacknight
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 17, 2013 last modified Jan 17, 2013 05:18 AM — filed under: ,
On Saturday, January 19, 2013, HasGeek and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organizing a hacknight to understand Aaron’s work and contribute to his projects. The event starts from 2.00 p.m. onwards and ends at 8.00 a.m., the next day morning.
Located in Openness / Events
Blog Entry Two-day Wiki Workshop in Goa University: An Introduction
by Nitika Tandon published Jan 14, 2013 last modified Jan 25, 2013 06:30 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Last month, on December 12 and 13, 2012, the Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet & Society along with Wikipedia community members organized a two-day workshop for M.A. and Ph.D. students at the Goa University. Nitika Tandon participated in the event and shares with us the developments.
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December 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 16, 2013 05:15 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society wish you all a great year ahead. In the December 2012 newsletter, we bring you the draft early chapters of our “National Resource Kit” project for persons with disabilities (covering four southern states); and accessibility-related comments on the Twelfth Five Year Plan; the draft research on pervasive technologies and access to knowledge that we presented at the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest in Brazil; our comments on the privacy implications of including RFID tags in the proposed Rule 138A of the Motor Vehicle Rules, a report on the open access lectures delivered by Prof. Leslie Chan during his tour of India, reports of Wikipedia-related workshops conducted across three cities, and news and media coverage.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Open Access Champion Leslie Chan Delivers Five Talks in India
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 02, 2013 05:35 AM — filed under:
Professor Leslie Chan, a champion of Open Access (OA) and Associate Director of the Centre for Critical Development Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough visited Tiruvananthapuram and Mysore in December 2012 for a series of lectures. Well known advocate for OA in India and the developing world, Professor Subbiah Arunachalam, accompanied him on these tours.
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Blog Entry A Wikipedia Workshop at NMAIT
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 04, 2013 04:30 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi collaborated with Metawings Institute to spread the words about Wikipedia for Indian languages. A one-day workshop was organized to educated the students on contributing to Wikipedia on December 21, 2012. About 170 engineering students took part in this event.
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Blog Entry New Avenues: Media Wiki Groups
by Noopur Raval published Dec 27, 2012 last modified Jan 05, 2013 01:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
This blog post is a brief recap and snippets of my conversation with Harsh Kothari, a volunteer on Gujarati Wikipedia on what we've been doing to help with MediaWiki groups.
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Blog Entry A Wikipedia Workshop at SRM University, Chennai
by Noopur Raval published Dec 27, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi in association with Metawings Institute organized a one-day workshop on contributing to Wikipedia at SRM University on December 17, 2012. About 40 students from different engineering colleges in Chennai participated in the workshop. Metawings coordinated for the logistics and for spreading the word among the students.
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Access to Knowledge Workshop @ NMAMIT, Karkala Taluk, Karnataka
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 19, 2012 — filed under: , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society in collaboration with Metawing Technologies (P) Ltd. is organizing a Wikipedia workshop at NMAMIT, Karkala Taluk, Karnataka on December 21, 2012, from 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events