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Essays on #List — Selected Abstracts
In response to a recent call for essays that social, economic, cultural, political, infrastructural, or aesthetic dimensions of the #List, we received 11 ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Sep 03, 2019 01:38 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital mediation of domestic and care work in India: Project Announcement
It is our great pleasure to announce that we are undertaking a study on digital mediation of domestic and care work in India, as part of and supported by the ... by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi last modified Oct 10, 2019 08:09 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Doing Standpoint Theory
Feminist research methodology has evolved from different epistemologies, with several different schools of thought. Some of the more popular ones are feminist ... by Ambika Tandon and Aayush Rathi last modified Dec 06, 2019 04:59 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Domestic Work in the ‘Gig Economy’
The CIS and Domestic Workers’ Rights Union (DWRU) are hosting a discussion on the ‘gig economy’ and domestic work on Saturday, November 16 at Student Christian ... by Aayush Rathi last modified Dec 06, 2019 04:52 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Sequoia India’s Designathon 2016
Along with their annual hackathon, Sequoia India organised a designathon in Bangalore on September 10-11, 2016. The participants picked one of three tracks - ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 17, 2016 01:39 PM — Filed under: ,
Who Owns Your Phone?
The capacity of companies to defy standards that work tells an alarming story of what we lose when we lose control of our devices. by Nishant Shah last modified Sep 18, 2016 04:18 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
How Green is the Internet? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
This essay by Aishwarya Panicker is part of the 'Studying Internet in India' series. The author draws attention to the fact that there is little data, debate, ... by Aishwarya Panicker last modified Sep 23, 2016 05:02 AM — Filed under: , ,
Mobilizing Online Consensus: Net Neutrality and the India Subreddit
This essay by Sujeet George is part of the 'Studying Internet in India' series. The author offers a preliminary gesture towards understanding reddit’s usage ... by Sujeet George last modified Sep 27, 2016 04:52 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Love in the Time of Tinder
Service providers and information aggregators mine our information and share it in ways that we cannot imagine. by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 17, 2016 02:07 AM — Filed under: ,
March 2017 Newsletter
Welcome to March 2017 newsletter of the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 12:47 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Between the Stirrup and the Ground: Relocating Digital Activism
In this peer reviewed research paper, Nishant Shah and Fieke Jansen draws on a research project that focuses on understanding new technology, mediated ... by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 25, 2015 05:58 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Material Cyborgs; Asserted Boundaries: Formulating the Cyborg as a Translator
In this peer reviewed article, Nishant Shah explores the possibility of formulating the cyborg as an author or translator who is able to navigate between the ... by Nishant Shah last modified Oct 25, 2015 05:57 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Digital Humanities for Indian Higher Education
The digital age has had a huge impact on higher education in the last decade transforming the modalities of both teaching and research. To discuss these ... by Sara Morais and Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:53 AM — Filed under: , , ,
August 2013 Bulletin
Our newsletter for the month of August 2013 can be accessed below. by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 13, 2013 06:26 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Digital native: Lie Me a River
The sea of social media around us often drowns the truth, exchanging misinformation for facts. by Nishant Shah last modified Mar 19, 2017 02:47 PM — Filed under: , ,
Evaluating Safety Buttons on Mobile Devices: Preview
Much technological innovation for women is aimed at addressing violence against women. One such ubiquitous intervention is mobile device-based safety ... by Rohini Lakshané and Chinmayi S.K. last modified Sep 10, 2017 06:45 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
June and July Newsletter
The newsletter presents the work done in the months of June and July 2021. by Pranav M B last modified Aug 10, 2021 03:57 PM — Filed under: , , ,
#CultureForAll Conference on Cultural Mapping
Sahapedia is organising the #CultureForAll Conference on Cultural Mapping, digitally on September 28 and 29, 2021. The conference will take place in ... by Sneha PP last modified Sep 20, 2021 03:18 PM — Filed under: , ,
Whose Change Is It Anyway? | DML2013
As a preparation for the DML conference, Nishant Shah had an interview with Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of ... by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:47 AM — Filed under: , , ,
April 2017 Newsletter
Welcome to the CIS newsletter for April 2017. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 20, 2017 12:59 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital native: You can check out, you can never leave
Aadhaar is not something you define and opt into, it is something that defines you. by Nishant Shah last modified May 05, 2017 01:31 AM — Filed under: , ,
Digital native: Snap out of outrage mode
Rage at the inequality of the digital world is good. But why stop at the Snapchat CEO? by Nishant Shah last modified May 05, 2017 01:45 AM — Filed under: ,
May 2017 Newsletter
Welcome to the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for May 2017. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 17, 2017 02:46 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital native: Free speech? You must be joking!
India’s digital landscape is dotted with vigilante voices that drown out people’s right to free speech. by Nishant Shah last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:16 AM — Filed under: , ,
Digital native: Look before you (digitally) leap
Creating a digital future is great, but there’s a serious need to secure the infrastructure first. by Nishant Shah last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:22 AM — Filed under: , ,
'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri Trans Woman Recounts Her Ongoing Lockdown Ordeal
"My life and work in Bengaluru came to an abrupt halt with the COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown this March. We no longer had jobs and were forced to plan our ... by Santa Khurai last modified Jun 22, 2020 11:42 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
One. Zero.
The digital world is the world of twos. All our complex interactions, emotional negotiations, business transactions, social communication and political ... by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:50 AM — Filed under: , ,
Storytelling as Performance: The Ugly Indian and Blank Noise 1
This post compares the production behind a performance with the process of storytelling. To illustrate this analogy, we explore the stories of the Blank Noise ... by Denisse Albornoz last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:31 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Studying Digital Creative Industries in India: Initial Questions
This brief overview of the discourse around creative industries is an attempt to explore some ways of identifying what could be digital creative industries in ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Mar 18, 2016 01:55 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Making Voices Heard: Privacy, Inclusivity, and Accessibility of Voice Interfaces in India
We believe that voice interfaces have the potential to democratise the use of internet by addressing barriers such as accessibility concerns, lack of abilities ... by Shweta Mohandas last modified Dec 18, 2019 12:10 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,