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Geekup on Open Data in Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2012 last modified Jan 31, 2012 03:38 AM — filed under: ,
HasGeek in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society invite you to a talk by Hapee de Groot on 25 January 2012 at CIS office in Bangalore.
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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 Design!PubliC — Innovation and the Public Interest
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 16, 2012 — filed under:
On the 14th of October, 2011, the Center for Knowledge Societies organized the second edition of the Design Public Conclave, a conversation on how innovation can serve the Public Interest. The conclave was held at the lovely premises of the National Gallery of Modern Art in Bangalore.
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Blog Entry Know your Users, Match their Needs!
by Rebecca Schild published Nov 23, 2011 last modified Feb 27, 2012 03:06 PM — filed under: , , , ,
As Free Access to Law initiatives in the Global South enter into a new stage of maturity, they must be certain not to lose sight of their users’ needs. The following post gives a summary of the “Good Practices Handbook”, a research output of the collaborative project Free Access to Law — Is it Here to Stay? undertaken by LexUM (Canada) and the South African Legal Institute in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society.
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The Wikimedia India Program Trust
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 13, 2011 — filed under:
A new entity, the “Wikimedia India Program Trust”, has now been formed and registered (in Delhi.) This will be the organization that will eventually drive India programs and house the team in India.
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Western Ghats Portal: Workshop on Biodiversity Informatics
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 08, 2011 — filed under: ,
The Western Ghats portal team is organising a one-day workshop to explore the contemporary state on biodiversity informatics on 25 November 2011 at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE), Bangalore.
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Blog Entry Open Access Week begins in Bangalore
by Tom Dane published Oct 27, 2011 last modified Aug 03, 2012 11:04 PM — filed under: ,
On Monday 24 October, the National Aerospace Laboratories in Bangalore held an event to mark the beginning of Open Access Week 2011
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Can Innovation Solve the Grand Challenges of Indian Society?
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 07, 2011 — filed under:
It’s nearly time again for Design Public the event, a high-level conclave on design, innovation, and the public interest. Our up-coming event will be in Bangalore on the 14th of October, and will be held at the National Gallery of Modern Art, which is housed in a century-old Manikyavelu mansion, which was once the property of the Mysore royal family.
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Design!publiC - II
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 07, 2011 last modified Oct 13, 2011 07:00 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society in partnership with the Center for Knowledge Societies, Venkataramanan Associates, Center for Law and Policy Research, Headstart Foundation, Chaia Innovation Accelerator, MXV Consulting, Mint Newspaper and Confederation of Indian Industry is organising the second edition of Design Public on October 14, 2011 at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Bangalore. There will be a series of pre-conference research outings on October 13, for which participants may register in advance.
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The Impact of Regulation: FOSS and Enterprise
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 22, 2011 — filed under:
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