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AI for Good Workshop

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 02:47 PM

Pranav Manjesh Bidare attended a workshop on AI for Good, organised by Swissnex India, and Wadhwani AI in Bangalore on May 22, 2019.

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HillHacks 2019

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 02:41 PM

Karan Saini was a speaker at HillHacks 2019 organized by HillHacks in Bir, Himachal Pradesh from May 24 to May 26, 2019.

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Plugging into India’s broadband  revolution

by Navadha Pandey last modified Jun 05, 2019 02:02 PM

After many false starts, the plan to wire India’s digital future may finally take off with Jio GigaFiber’s entry.

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MWC19 Shanghai AI and Trust in APAC and China

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:10 AM

Sunil Abraham will be making a presentation at the summit on AI and Trust in APAC and China at MWC19 Shanghai on June 27, 2019. Sunil has been invited as a speaker on panel ‘Framing AI for Digital Upstarts’.

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Shining light into darkness: Encouraging greater transparency of government offensive practices in cyberspace

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 06:53 AM

RightsCon is organizing a summit on human rights in the digital age in Tunis in June 2019. Sunil Abraham will be attending a conversation on encouraging greater transparency of government offensive practices in cyberspace on June 12.

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Banking on artificial intelligence: In hiring drive, Bots are calling the shots now

by Anjali Venugopalan last modified Jun 05, 2019 03:30 AM

Algorithms analyse expressions, tone to check for traits such as confidence, anger in video interviews.

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Project Tiger: Wikipedia ropes in locals to contribute articles in Indian languages

by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 05, 2019 06:37 AM

The project has generated content in Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali, Urdu, Odiya and Gujarati.

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Wikipedia looks to ramp up its Indian language content

by Tushar Kaushik last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:20 AM

Wikipedia is generating more content in major Indian languages with the help of Bengaluru-based Centre for Internet and Society.

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Data Empowerment And Protection Architecture (DEPA) Workshop

by Admin last modified May 28, 2019 02:15 AM

On 18 May 2019 Pranav Manjesh Bidare attended a workshop on the Data Empowerment And Protection Architecture (DEPA) organised by the iSPIRT Foundation.

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Live [Closed]: TRAI Open House Discussion on OTT Regulation - Delhi

by Admin last modified May 28, 2019 02:04 AM

TRAI organized an open house discussion on “Regulatory Framework for OTT Services” in Delhi on May 20, 2019. Anubha Sinha attended the event.

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Artificial Intelligence: Consumer Experiences in New Technologies

by Admin last modified May 28, 2019 01:57 AM

A new report by Consumer International on Consumer Experiences in New Technologies has cited CIS research on artificial intelligence. Arindrajit Basu was interviewed and provided feedback at a roundtable conducted in Singapore in March.

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In Parts of India, Internet Shutdowns Are a Fact of Life

by Megha Bahree last modified May 27, 2019 03:43 PM

Fears of a censored internet are rising, as the government cites fake news and unlawful content in blocking internet access.

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Stockholm Internet Forum 2019

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 04:15 AM

Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) organized the Stockholm Internet Forum 2019 in Stockholm from 16 - 17 May 2019. Gurshabad Grover was a panelist in the discussion on 'Influencing Internet Governance' co-organised by Article 19. The other panelists were Sylvie Coudray (UNESCO), Grace Githaiga (Kictanet), J. Carlos Lara (Derechos Digitales) and Charles Bradley (GPD). The discussion was moderated by Mallory Knodel (Article 19).

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Consilience 2019

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:25 AM

The Law and Technology Society at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore organised Consilience on May 25, 2019.

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ABLI Privacy Workshop

by Admin last modified Jun 05, 2019 07:29 AM

On May 21 and 22, 2019, Elonnai Hickok, participated in the ABLI privacy workshop along with side events in Singapore.

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Youths come forward to augment Assamese Wikisource project

by NE NOW NEWS last modified May 21, 2019 04:03 PM

Assamese Wikisource is a sister-project of Assamese Wikipedia, where Assamese books with expired copyrights are available.

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"Aadhaar Reduced Agency in Citizens and Empowered Those in Positions of Authority"

by Martin Moore last modified May 21, 2019 03:33 PM

In the space of one election cycle, authoritarian governments, moneyed elites and fringe hackers figured out how to game elections, bypass democratic processes, and turn social networks into battlefields. Facebook, Google and Twitter – where our politics now takes place – have lost control and are struggling to claw it back. As our lives migrate online, we are gradually moving into a world of datafied citizens and real-time surveillance. The entire political landscape has changed, with profound consequences for democracy.

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BJP outspends Congress, others in social media advertising

by Vidhi Choudhary last modified May 14, 2019 03:21 PM

The data shows that so far the BJP has spent Rs 25 crore in advertisements across Facebook, Instagram, Google and YouTube.

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Artificial Intelligence and Data Initiative

by Admin last modified May 14, 2019 03:06 PM

On 3 May 2019 Arindrajit Basu attended a meeting of the Artificial Intelligence and Data Initiative held at IIC in Delhi. I am a member of the Working Group and co-authoring a report with Anindya Chaudhuri of Global Development Network on the prospect of collaborations in Public uses of AI.

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Three emerging market think tanks to collaborate on Good ID recommendations with Omidyar backing

by Admin last modified May 14, 2019 03:01 PM

Omidyar Network has invested in a trio of organizations from different regions to support enhanced understanding of the appropriate use and limits of digital identity.

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