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NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 20, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
The NASA Space Data Challenge (Hillhacks Pre-event) will be hosted at the Centre for Internet & Society's Bengaluru office on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events
Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Feb 06, 2017 last modified Jul 02, 2018 06:29 PM — filed under: , , , ,
With great pleasure we announce the second edition of the Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC), an annual conference series initiated by the Researchers at Work (RAW) programme at CIS to gather researchers, academic or otherwise, studying internet in/from India to congregate, share insights and tensions, and chart the ways forward. The Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17) will be held at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) campus on March 03-05, 2017. It is being organised by the Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy (CITAPP) at IIIT-B and the CIS.
Located in RAW
Odia Wikipedia and Orientation Training Programme
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 23, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
An Odia Wikipedia orientation and training programme is being organized by the Centre for Internet & Society's (CIS-A2K) team on 31 January 2017 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal in Odisha.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Events
Digital Disruption or Digital Black Money?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 10, 2017 last modified Jan 10, 2017 03:39 PM — filed under: , ,
Dr. Anupam Saraph, Professor and Future Designer will give a talk on digital disruption and digital black money on January 30, 2017 at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) office in Bangalore.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
International Accessibility Summit of Shaastra 2017
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 18, 2016 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is partnering with IIT, Madras for a summit on international accessibility. The summit will be held at IIT in Chennai from December 31, 2016 to January 3, 2017. Nirmita Narasimhan will be the panel moderator this event.
Located in Accessibility / Events
Multistakeholder Consultation on Encryption
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2016 — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) in collaboration with ORF and Takshashila Institution is organizing a Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Encryption on December 17, 2016 at TERI in Bengaluru.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
CISxScholars Delhi - William F. Stafford (Nov 03, 6:30 pm)
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Nov 01, 2016 last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:30 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
We are delighted to have William F. Stafford, PhD candidate in UC Berkeley, present on "Public Measurements, Private Measurements, and the Convergence of Units" at the CIS office in Delhi on Thursday, Nov 03, at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP if you are joining us: <[email protected]>.
Located in RAW
7 Ways to Con/fuse the Internet with Analogy (Intergalactic Mix) - Talk by Surfatial
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Sep 16, 2016 last modified Jul 02, 2018 06:33 PM — filed under: , ,
Surfatial, a trans-local collective that works with text and sound will talk about their essay which was recently published. The talk will also address concerns on how the internet can be used in alternate contexts including presenting work in alternative formats and using the internet for synchronous collaborative cultural production.
Located in RAW
Blog Entry Wikiwomen’s Meetup at St. Agnes College Explores Potentials and Plans of Women Editors in Mangalore, Karnataka
by Ting-Yi Chang published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
Karnataka is known for its diverse linguistic cultures. Aside from Kannada, many are native speakers of Konkani, Tulu, and other languages. A small Wikiwomen's meetup was held on Saturday, August 27th at St. Agnes College, Mangalore, to invite female Wikipedians from the region. Many of them were new to the online encyclopedia but demonstrated strong interest in learning and contributing more Indic language content online.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 11, 2016 last modified Aug 12, 2016 01:31 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Bangalore based Wikipedians will gather for a meeting at the Centre for Internet and Society on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3.00 p.m.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Events