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Malayalam Wikipedia Education Program: August to October Updates
Three months back, I wrote a blog post (http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/07/06/wikipedia-education-a-model-from-malayalam-wikipedia/) about the inauguration of ... by Shiju Alex last modified Nov 09, 2012 06:18 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Gujarat Wikipedia Education Program: Rajkot
This report analyses a series of meetings and workshops held in Rajkot, a city in Gujarat, India during the month of October 2012. by Noopur Raval last modified Oct 31, 2012 08:17 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
First Pune Odia Wikipedia Workshop Organized!
The first Pune Odia Wikipedia workshop was organized in Pune on October 27, 2012. Subhashish Panigrahi recollects his experience about the events through this ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Nov 30, 2012 12:44 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Gujarati Wikipedia Article Competition – 10 schools, 200 students, 20 articles on Gujarati Wikipedia
This was a competition to raise Wikipedia awareness and help students discover the joy of writing articles in their native language and an attempt to connect ... by Noopur Raval last modified Nov 04, 2012 02:12 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Bridging Gender Gap in Pune: WikiWomenDay 2012 Celebrated with Success!
A2K team members Subhashish Panigrahi and Noopur Raval participated in the "WikiWomenDay" organized by Wikipedia Club Pune at PAI International Learning ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Nov 10, 2012 08:30 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Open Government Platform: An Open Source Solution to Democratizing Access to Information and Energizing Civic Engagement
If government could release these datasets in open format for people to use & reuse, a whole lot of new innovative apps could be built around these datasets to ... by Neeta Verma, Alka Mishra and D.P. Mishra last modified Nov 19, 2012 03:15 AM — Filed under: , ,
Kolkata: Tasting the Sweetness of Wikipedia!
Recently, Access to Knowledge team member Subhashish Panigrahi spent some time with wikipedians in Kolkata. Through this blog post he shares his experience and ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Dec 04, 2012 07:19 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Wikipedia Women's Workshop in Mumbai
The Wiki Women Workshop was organized at the Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Wadala in Mumbai on November 4, 2012. It was attended by over 60 women ... by Noopur Raval last modified Dec 03, 2012 06:01 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Report on Wikipedia Hackathon held in Hyderabad
BITS Hyderabad had a tech fest from October 25 to 27, 2012, and wanted to conduct a technical wiki hackathon. We decided to do it on October 26 — all night. by Yuvi Panda last modified Dec 03, 2012 06:37 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia Mini-hackathon in Delhi
Wikipedian Yuvaraj Pandian visited the CIS office in Delhi and helped the Access to Knowledge team conduct a super-ad-hoc mini-hackathon with two other ... by Yuvraj Pandian last modified Dec 04, 2012 07:31 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Typing in Indic Languages from Mobiles made Easy!
A new app is up for typing in Indic languages from mobile phones. This is is available online at: http://bitly.com/indictyping and supports on iOS. Android ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Jul 17, 2013 09:02 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
First Odia Wikipedia Education Program to be Rolled Out
Odia Wikipedians gathered at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Dhenkanal on November 8, 2012 to start the first Odia Wikipedia Education ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Dec 14, 2012 12:17 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
An Odia Wikipedia Workshop at KMBB College, Bhubaneswar
The Centre for Internet and Society along with Odia Wikipedians in Bhubaneswar organized an Odia Wikipedia workshop on November 18, 2012. It was held in KMBB ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Dec 07, 2012 10:40 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Follow up to Wikipedia Introductory Session at Bharati Vidyapeeth — More Interested and More Involved Participants
A Wikipedia introductory session was organised at Bharati Vidyapeeth Engineering College in Delhi early this year and a follow up session was organised by CIS ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Oct 30, 2013 09:17 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Odia Wikipedia Gets a New Typing Solution!
Subhashish Panigrahi worked with Yuvi Panda to create a new typing scheme for Odia Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. This blog post gives a summary of ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Dec 12, 2012 12:28 PM — Filed under: , , ,
An Odia Wikipedia Workshop at Academy of Media Learning
Odia Wikipedians were invited to Academy of Media Learning (AML), Bhubaneswar for a guest lecture and a workshop on contributing to Odia Wikipedia. The event ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Jul 17, 2013 07:06 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Random Hacks of Kindness Global December 2012 — A Report
A Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) hackathon in Bangalore was hosted at office of the Center for Internet and Society (CIS) in Domlur on December 1 and 2, 2012. ... by Yogesh Londhe last modified Jan 08, 2013 04:12 PM — Filed under:
Non Unicode ISCII Text Can be Converted to Unicode Now!
Odia Wikipedian Manoj Sahukar has designed a new tool which can convert non Unicode ISCII text to Odia Unicode text. A majority of the digitized text and web ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Dec 21, 2012 09:59 AM — Filed under: , , ,
A Wikipedia Workshop at SRM University, Chennai
The Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi in association with Metawings Institute organized a one-day workshop on contributing to Wikipedia at SRM University on ... by Noopur Raval last modified Dec 27, 2012 05:57 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Open Access Champion Leslie Chan Delivers Five Talks in India
Professor Leslie Chan, a champion of Open Access (OA) and Associate Director of the Centre for Critical Development Studies at the University of Toronto ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 02, 2013 05:35 AM — Filed under:
A Wikipedia Workshop at NMAIT
The Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi collaborated with Metawings Institute to spread the words about Wikipedia for Indian languages. A one-day workshop was ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Jan 04, 2013 04:30 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Marathi Wiki Workshop at Tata Institute of Social Sciences
The Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai is taking up a number of activities and conducting ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Feb 04, 2013 04:55 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
New Avenues: Media Wiki Groups
This blog post is a brief recap and snippets of my conversation with Harsh Kothari, a volunteer on Gujarati Wikipedia on what we've been doing to help with ... by Noopur Raval last modified Jan 05, 2013 01:46 AM — Filed under: , , ,
The Violence of Knowledge Cartels
We are all struck with a sense of loss, grief and shock since we heard of the death of Aaron Swartz, by suicide. People who have been his friends have written ... by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 18, 2013 07:33 AM — Filed under: ,
Two-day Wiki Workshop in Goa University: An Introduction
Last month, on December 12 and 13, 2012, the Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet & Society along with Wikipedia community members organized a ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Jan 25, 2013 06:30 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Indic Language Wikipedias — Statistical Report — 2012
I have compiled the statistical update of the Indic language Wikipedias for the year 2012. As usual, in this report, my aim is to provide my perspectives on ... by Shiju Alex last modified Feb 03, 2013 02:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Celebrating the success of Wikipedia in Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013
Wikipedia Club Pune, a local community based outreach user group in Pune has recently organized Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013 to spread words about “Spoken ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Apr 16, 2013 12:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Konkani in Wikipedia Incubator — Taking it to the Next Level
An introductory session on Konkani in Wikipedia was organized by the Centre for Internet and Society, Delhi in the Konkani Department at Goa University on ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Jan 25, 2013 07:34 AM — Filed under: , ,
Aaron Swartz: The First Martyr of the Free Information Movement
Well known American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist died on January 11, 2013. Lawrence Liang from the Alternative Law ... by Lawrence Liang last modified Jan 24, 2013 12:26 PM — Filed under: , ,
Promoting GLAM in Goa
We organised an introductory Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums (GLAM) session at Goa State Central Library on December 13, 2012. It was well attended by ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:27 AM — Filed under: , , , ,