Centre for Internet & Society

Data bleeding everywhere: a story of period trackers

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

This is an excerpt from an essay by Sadaf Khan, written for and published as part of the Bodies of Evidence collection of Deep Dives. The Bodies of Evidence collection, edited by Bishakha Datta and Richa Kaul Padte, is a collaboration between Point of View and the Centre for Internet and Society, undertaken as part of the Big Data for Development Network supported by International Development Research Centre, Canada.

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Can data ever know who we really are?

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

This is an excerpt from an essay by Zara Rahman, written for and published as part of the Bodies of Evidence collection of Deep Dives. The Bodies of Evidence collection, edited by Bishakha Datta and Richa Kaul Padte, is a collaboration between Point of View and the Centre for Internet and Society, undertaken as part of the Big Data for Development Network supported by International Development Research Centre, Canada.

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Digital Native: Getting through an election made for the social media gaze

by Nishant Shah

In the poll season, social media platforms thrive on wounded outrage disguised as politics.

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Manuel Beltrán - Institute of Human Obsolescence - Cartographies of Dispossession

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

Join us at the Delhi office of CIS on Thursday, April 4, at 5 pm for a talk by Manuel Beltrán, founder of the Institute of Human Obsolescence (IoHO), which explores the future of labour and the changing relationship between humans and machine. Cartographies of Dispossession (CoD), their current project at IoHO, explores the forms of systematic data dispossession that different humans are subject to, and investigates how data becomes both the means of production as much as the means of governance.

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Presentation at Global Digital Humanities Symposium

by Puthiya Purayil Sneha

P.P. Sneha gave a virtual presentation of her work on digital cultural archives at the Global Digital Humanities Symposium organised by Michigan State University on March 21-22, 2019.

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Digital Native: How an information overload affects what you forward

by Nishant Shah

The information overload of social media sharing can make us act against our better judgement.

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What I learned from going offline for 48 hours

by Nishant Shah

A weekend without the internet shows just how much control we surrender to online chatter.

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