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Protecting the Territory, Killing the Map
The politics of making and using maps in India has taken a sudden and complex turn with the publication of the draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 17, 2016 10:37 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Time Out Bengaluru - Software Patenting
An article by Akhila Seetharaman published as a precursor to the national public meeting on software patents held on 4th in Bangalore. by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 16, 2013 06:39 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aaron Swartz Memorial Hacknight
On Saturday, January 19, 2013, HasGeek and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organizing a hacknight to understand Aaron’s work and contribute to ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 17, 2013 05:18 AM — Filed under: ,
Sanskrit Wikiquote — Now Available!
The Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is happy to celebrate the availability of Sanskrit wikiquote. by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 01, 2013 05:07 AM — Filed under: , , ,
A Wikipedia Editing Workshop in Goa
On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet & Society is organizing a wikipedia editing workshop on ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 05, 2013 09:10 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Wikipedia at Avenir
A 4 hours Wikipedia event at Avenir, 2013 is being held at Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata, West Bengal on 11th March 2013. The Centre for Internet ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 11, 2013 04:08 AM — Filed under: , , ,
February 2013 Bulletin
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) wishes you a great year ahead and welcomes you to the second issue of its newsletter for the year 2013. In this issue ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 11, 2013 05:35 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Wikipedia Women's Workshop Bangalore 2013
The Wikipedia Women's Workshop Bangalore 2013 was held on March 8, 2013 at Servelots Infotech, Jayanagar in Bangalore. It was organized by Wikimedia India. Dr. ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 13, 2013 05:09 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia Workshop for Kannada Science Writers
The Centre for Internet and Society in partnership with Wikimedia Chapter India and KRVP, Bangalore, is organizing a workshop for Kannada science writers at ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 14, 2013 11:41 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Summary of the Minutes of the Workshop on Biodiversity Informatics
The Western Ghats Portal team had organized a one-day workshop to explore the contemporary state of biodiversity informatics as expressed in three spheres: ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 30, 2012 04:24 PM — Filed under: ,
Survey of Estimates of Economic Value of Open Government Data
This is a survey of estimates of economic value of open government data, and public sector information in general, across regions, countries, and sectors ... by Ömer Faruk Sarı last modified Aug 22, 2015 08:42 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Workshop on Open Data for Human Development - Sessions Report
CIS facilitated a workshop on open data policy and tools for government officials from Sikkim, Meghalaya, and Tripura, and those from Bhutan and Maldives, in ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Aug 28, 2015 08:16 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Access To Knowledge Work Plan (April 2013 - June 2014)
This page is created to share CIS-A2K's Annual Work Plan (2013-2014) for Indian language Wikimedia projects. The main objective of this document is to present ... by T Vishnu Vardhan last modified Jun 10, 2013 02:20 PM — Filed under: , , ,
વિકિપીડિયા ગુજરાતી માં પણ છે
We've recently been featured in the Gujarati magazine on technology: Cybersafar. The below article was written by Harsh Kothari. by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 07, 2012 10:36 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Steady Steps.....FOSS and the MDG's
Pranesh Prakash was a panelist at this IGF workshop held on November 9, 2012. It was organised by International Center For Free and Open Source Software and ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 09, 2012 01:11 AM — Filed under: , ,
Access to Knowledge — September 2012 Bulletin
This is the first newsletter from the Access to Knowledge team of CIS in Delhi. The issue introduces you to the CIS Access to Knowledge program, the team ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 14, 2012 06:18 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
CIS' Comments on the Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science Open Access Policy
In July 2014, the Department of Biotechnology and the Department of Science, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India released a draft Open ... by Anubha Sinha last modified Aug 22, 2014 03:46 PM — Filed under:
Software Freedom Day: The Importance of Free and Open Source Software
Software Freedom Day (SFD) on September 17 celebrates the liberty that free and open software and the philosophy of freedom brings into people’s lives. When ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Sep 18, 2016 03:46 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Fuel Gilt Conference 2016
Fuel Gilt Conference 2016 was organized by the Fuel Project is being held in New Delhi on September 24 and 25, 2016. This is the fourth conference in series. ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 25, 2016 03:27 AM — Filed under: , ,
Indian language localization community meets in New Delhi
Localization is one of the less glamorous aspects of computing. Despite the fact that less than 6% of the world speaks English, a majority of projects don't ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 03, 2016 01:26 PM — Filed under: , ,
How we celebrated Software Freedom Day
A small group of 6 FOSS contributors from communities such as Mozilla, Wikimedia, Mediawiki, Open Street Map and users of FOSS solutions gathered in Bengaluru ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Oct 07, 2016 02:02 AM — Filed under: , ,
Open source in everyday life: How we celebrated the Software Freedom Day in Bengaluru
The free and open source software (FOSS) enthusiasts just celebrated the Software Freedom Day (SFD) on September 17 all across the world. This year, a small ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Oct 27, 2016 01:07 AM — Filed under: , ,
Adopting ORCID as a Unique Identifier will Benefit all Involved in Scholarly Communication
ORCID, the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, is a nonprofit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a ... by Subbiah Arunachalam and Muthu Madhan last modified Oct 28, 2016 04:28 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Knowledge and Openness in the Digital Era
Andhra Loyola College and the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team invite you to a two-day national workshop on knowledge and ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 04, 2014 11:28 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Soon, all 14 volumes of Kannada encyclopaedia to be online
Four volumes have been uploaded so far on a pilot basis. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 16, 2014 11:06 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Open Access: Students help revive and digitize rare books for Malayalam Wiki Library
by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 28, 2014 08:50 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Open Data in Cultural Heritage – OpenGLAM in Germany
Subhashish Panigrahi took part in this event as a member of the OpenGLAM Working Group. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 28, 2014 09:49 AM — Filed under: , ,
Marathi Wikipedia Workshop in Sangli, Maharashtra
A Marathi Wikipedia workshop was recently held in Sangli, Maharashtra by Subodh Kulkarni last modified Aug 16, 2017 08:40 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
February 2012 Bulletin
Welcome to the Centre for Internet and Society newsletter! In this issue we bring you the updates of our research, events, media coverage and videos of the ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 09, 2012 07:48 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Free Arduino Workshop (For Beginners)
The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore invites you to a hands-on-free Arduino workshop in its office on 3 March 2012. The workshop will be held from ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 28, 2012 04:07 AM — Filed under: , , ,