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Gurshabad Grover nominated to join advisory group on open source software for ISO/IEC JTC 1

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Gurshabad Grover has been nominated through the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to be a member of the Advisory Group AG) on Open Source Software for ISO/IEC JTC 1.

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React India 2019

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Bhuvana Meenakshi was a speaker at an International conference, 'React India 2019" which was the first beach conference and which was hosted at Goa on 26-28, September 2019.

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DevFest'19

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Bhuvana Meenakshi was a speaker at the event organised by Google Developers Groups at Coimbatore on September 14, 2019.

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FOSSCON India 2019

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Bhuvana Meenakshi gave a talk on "The revolution of WebXR" at FOSSCON India 2019 organized by KLS Gogte Institute of Technology in Belgaum from August 29 - 31, 2019, where she discussed about the tools used for development and demos.

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India’s top science institution is trying hard to fix its “manel” problem

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B Chagun Basha is a science, technology and innovation policy fellow at Bengaluru’s Indian Institute of Science’s (IISc) Centre for Policy Research established by the department of science & technology (DST-CPR).

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Learning and Understanding the Frameworks of Rights at Work

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On July 13, 2019, Torsha and Mira attended the 'Learning and understanding the frameworks of rights at work' workshop held by Kai Hsin Hung at IT For change in Bangalore.

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Mozilla is funding a way to support Julia in Firefox

by Catalin Cimpanu

Mozilla is funding a project for bringing the Julia programming language to Firefox and the general browser environment.

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Discussion on Open Standards with Bernd Erk and Jiten Vaidya

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Rootconf organised a discussion on open standards at CIS Bangalore office. Zainab Bawa, Karan Saini and Anwesha Das coordinated and organised the event.

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Rootconf 2019

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Karan Saini participated in the annual Rootconf conference held by HasGeek on June 21 and 22, 2019. This conference was held at the NIMHANS Convention Centre in Bangalore, India.

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Open Data and Land Ownership

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

In this chapter of the recently published volume on State of Open Data, Tim Davies and Sumandro Chattapadhyay discuss how the lessons from the land ownership field highlight the political nature of data, and illustrate the importance of politically aware interventions when creating open data standards, infrastructure, and ecosystems. State of Open Data, edited by Tim Davies, Stephen B. Walker, Mor Rubinstein, and Fernando Perini, is published by African Minds and International Development Research Centre, Canada.

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