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Blog Entry Malayalam Wikipedia Education Program: August to October Updates
by Shiju Alex published Oct 29, 2012 last modified Nov 09, 2012 06:18 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Three months back, I wrote a blog post (http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/07/06/wikipedia-education-a-model-from-malayalam-wikipedia/) about the inauguration of the Wikipedia education program in Malayalam Wikipedia. This program is the first of its kind in an Indic language, and Malayalam community is doing the program in collaboration with the [email protected], a project of the Department of General Education, Government of Kerala, setup in 2001, to foster the IT education in schools.
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Blog Entry Bridging Gender Gap in Pune: WikiWomenDay 2012 Celebrated with Success!
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 29, 2012 last modified Nov 10, 2012 08:30 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A2K team members Subhashish Panigrahi and Noopur Raval participated in the "WikiWomenDay" organized by Wikipedia Club Pune at PAI International Learning Solutions, Azam Campus on October 28, 2012. Subhashish unfolds the happenings of this full day free fun workshop.
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Wikipedia Hackathon at BITS Hyderabad
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2012 last modified Oct 25, 2012 08:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
CIS - A2K team and BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus are organizing a hackathon for their tech fest — ATMOS on October 26 - 27, 2012, from 6.00 p.m. on October 26 to 6.00 a.m. on October 27.
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Blog Entry Launch of Assamese Wikipedia Education Program at Guwahati University
by Nitika Tandon published Oct 22, 2012 last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:43 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Assamese Wikipedia community has shown a rapid growth in the past six months from 20 active editors in January 2012 to 29 active editors in June 2012. The absolute numbers might seem low but in terms of percentages its an overwhelming increment of 45 per cent.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia workshop @ Inmantec College, Ghaziabad
by Nitika Tandon published Oct 19, 2012 last modified Jan 07, 2013 04:30 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet & Society was approached by Gaurav Prashar, Assistant Dean at Inmantec College, Ghaziabad to organize a Wikipedia workshop. Accordingly, a workshop was organized on October 17, 2012.
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Profit by Sharing: Anatomy of an Open Source Hardware Business
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 16, 2012 last modified Oct 17, 2012 09:58 AM — filed under: , ,
Ian Lesnet, founder of DangerousPrototypes will give a lecture on open hardware and open source at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bengaluru on October 24, 2012, 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
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Blog Entry Bengaluru: A Hub for Kannada and Sanskrit Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects!
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Oct 16, 2012 last modified Nov 04, 2012 02:03 PM — filed under: , , ,
Kannada Wikipedia is one of those Indic language wikipedias which has seen many readers coming up every month. Subhashish Panigrahi summarizes the experiences of some of the very active Kannada wikipedians from the recent Kannada Wikipedia meetup held in Bengaluru on October 7, 2012.
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Blog Entry Access To Knowledge/Programme Plan
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 30, 2012 — filed under: , ,
Pursuant to the announcement made on July 30, 2012 and as reflected in the FAQ accompanying the announcement, the India Program will become a project of the Access to Knowledge (A2K) program of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) an established non-profit organisation working in India whose own goals and objectives are in close alignment with that of the Wikimedia movement.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia comes to Hyderabad!
by Noopur Raval published Sep 30, 2012 last modified Feb 13, 2013 11:40 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This post is a report on the series of Wikipedia meets organized in the city of Hyderabad on September 29-30, 2012. These workshops were a a part of the larger effort to help Wikipedia contributors in the same city to meet each other and strengthen the local community.
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Blog Entry Punjabi Wikipedia Workshop at Amritsar
by Shiju Alex published Sep 30, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 04:11 PM — filed under: , ,
After Ludhiana and Patiala we came to Amritsar, which we all know is home to the Golden Temple and the spiritual centre of Sikh religion, to introduce Punjabi Wikipedia. The workshop was held at the Spring Dale Senior School, Amritsar on August 17, 2012.
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