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Blog Entry Call for Comments for Report on the Online Video Environment in India
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 21, 2010 last modified Dec 14, 2012 12:12 PM — filed under: , ,
The Open Video Alliance, the Centre for Internet and Society and iCommons are pleased to announce a public call for comments on version 1 of "Online Video Environment in India: A Survey Report".
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Blog Entry Call for Comments for Report on Open Government Data in India
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 24, 2010 last modified Mar 01, 2013 05:50 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society is pleased to announce a public call for comments on the Report on Open Government Data in India prepared by Glover Wright, Pranesh Prakash, Sunil Abraham and Nishant Shah.
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Blog Entry Open Government Data in India (v2)
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 19, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:25 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The first draft of the second version of the Open Government Data Report is now online. Nisha Thompson worked on updating the first version of the report. This updated version of the report on open government data in India includes additional case studies as well as a potential policy (National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy) that would create a central government data portal. The report was distributed for peer review and public feedback.
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Blog Entry Know your Users, Match their Needs!
by Rebecca Schild published Nov 23, 2011 last modified Feb 27, 2012 03:06 PM — filed under: , , , ,
As Free Access to Law initiatives in the Global South enter into a new stage of maturity, they must be certain not to lose sight of their users’ needs. The following post gives a summary of the “Good Practices Handbook”, a research output of the collaborative project Free Access to Law — Is it Here to Stay? undertaken by LexUM (Canada) and the South African Legal Institute in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society.
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Blog Entry Non Unicode ISCII Text Can be Converted to Unicode Now!
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Dec 19, 2012 last modified Dec 21, 2012 09:59 AM — filed under: , , ,
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 content of newspapers and books are in non unicode text which now could be used for Wikipedia and other Odia Wiki projects. This opens a new arena for digitized free license books in Odia language.
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Blog Entry Indic Language Wikipedias — Statistical Report — 2012
by Shiju Alex published Jan 21, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2013 02:40 AM — filed under: , , ,
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 the health of various Indic language communities as well as the state of various Indic language wikipedias.
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Blog Entry Celebrating Odia Wikipedia's Ninth Anniversary
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Feb 19, 2013 last modified Feb 28, 2013 04:32 AM — filed under: , , ,
Odia Wikipedia saw its first edit on January 29, 2004. After a dormancy of many years it got revived in 2011. To commemorate the effort of many volunteer wikipedians, a celebratory event was organized on January 29, 2013 in Bhubaneswar. Subhashish Panigrahi participated in this event.
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Blog Entry Wiki Women's Day in Goa
by Nitika Tandon published Mar 19, 2013 last modified Mar 19, 2013 06:32 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
International Women's Day (IWD), also called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8, every year. There were a series of Wikipedia events organised this year with the aim of increasing participation of women contributing to Wikipedia. One such event was organised by the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society and the Wikimedia India Chapter at the Nirmala Institute of Education (NIE), a Secondary Teacher Education College in Panaji, Goa on March 8, 2013.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikipedia Visualisation Project #1: Visualising Basic Parameters
by Sajjad Anwar and Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 26, 2013 last modified Mar 26, 2013 10:04 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Sajjad Anwar and Sumandro Chattapadhyay bring you a visualisation of the growth of Indic Wikipedia in this first post on Indic Wikipedia Visualisation project. In doing so, the authors look into the different aspects of the past and present activities of Indic Wikipedias, and divide the visualisation into three different focus areas.
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Blog Entry Indic Wikipedia Visualisation Project #2: Visualising Page Views and Project Pages
by Sajjad Anwar and Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Apr 22, 2013 last modified Apr 22, 2013 01:37 PM — filed under: , , , ,
In this blog post, we bring you a visualisation of the page views statistics and the project specific pages that we created last month. The page views indicate the number of unique visits the Wikipedia project concerned has received in one month.
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