You are here: Home
1435 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type



















New items since



Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
Blog Entry Software Freedom Pledge
by Pranesh Prakash published Sep 25, 2015 last modified Sep 25, 2015 12:26 PM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
On September 19, 2015, celebrated globally as Software Freedom Day, a number of enthusiasts got together and collectively took a pledge.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry As Odia Wikipedia turns 13, what happens next?
by Subhashish Panigrahi and Sailesh Patnaik published Sep 26, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:08 PM — filed under: ,
Odia Wikipedia, one of several Indian-language Wikipedia projects, celebrated thirteen years of free knowledge contribution on June 3.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Google's Optical Character Recognition Software Now Works with All South Asian Languages
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 26, 2015 — filed under: , ,
The Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software by Google now works for more than 248 world languages, including all the major South Asian languages, and it's easy to use and works with over 90 percent accuracy for most languages.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Wikimedia contributor shares his Linux story
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 27, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:08 PM — filed under: , ,
Computers have fascinated me since childhood, but my first encounter—like many others—was not with Linux. For me, it was with Microsoft Paint. Then, many years later in 2011, it was my Wikipedia mentor, Shiju Alex, who introduced me to Linux. Since then, it's been my life!
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry OCR and OER – update
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 25, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:09 PM — filed under: , ,
We welcome this short posting from Subhashish Panigrahi which updates a 2014 posting of his on Indic Language Wikipedias as Open Educational Resources at http://education.okfn.org/indic-language-wikipedias-as-open-educational-resources/
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
National Conference: WTO, FTAs and Investment Treaties: Implications for development policy space
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 01, 2015 last modified Oct 02, 2015 03:41 AM — filed under:
The conference was jointly organized by Focus on the Global South, Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), Madhyam, MSF Access Campaign, National Working Group on Patent Laws and WTO (NWGPL), Public Services International (PSI) – South Asia, South Solidarity Initiative – ActionAid, Third Word Network (TWN), and Forum against FTAs. Nehaa Chaudhari attended the event.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
Blog Entry Pervasive Technologies: Working Document Series – Updated Research Methodology – Applying the Actor Network Theory to Competition Law and Standard Essential Patent Litigation in India
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Oct 04, 2015 last modified Oct 04, 2015 04:20 AM — filed under: ,
This document lays out the updated research methodology for the paper on competition law issues around standard essential patent litigation in India.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
September 2015 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 29, 2015 last modified Nov 25, 2015 01:55 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Contestations of Data, ECJ Safe Harbor Ruling and Lessons for India
by Jyoti Panday published Oct 14, 2015 — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
The European Court of Justice has invalidated a European Commission decision, which had previously concluded that the 'Safe Harbour Privacy Principles' provide adequate protections for European citizens’ privacy rights for the transfer of personal data between European Union and United States. The inadequacies of the framework is not news for the European Commission and action by ECJ has been a long time coming. The ruling raises important questions about how the claims of citizenship are being negotiated in the context of the internet, and how increasingly the contestations of personal data are being employed in the discourse.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry Transformaking 2015 : International Summit on Critical and Transformative Making, Yogyakarta
by Sharath Chandra Ram published Sep 20, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:00 PM — filed under: ,
Transformaking 2015 brought together makers, scientist, hackers, bricoleurs, researchers, artists, designers and other interdisciplinary practitioners from across the globe in a series of Residency and Research Program, Symposium, Exhibition, Fair, and Satellite Projects. It was held from August 10 to September 20, 2015. Transformaking 2015 was organized by HONF Foundation & CATEC (Culture Arts Technoloy Empowerment Community) in partnership with the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), Common Room, Crosslab, and Nicelab.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs