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Wikimedia Summit India 2019
by Admin published Mar 03, 2019 last modified Mar 03, 2019 05:31 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2K team is organizing a two-day Wikimedia Summit event for the participants taking part in the Wikimedia Summit in Berlin.
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Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia
by Admin published Feb 22, 2019 — filed under: , , , ,
Faculty and students of Goa University’s Marathi department have updated 164 Marathi articles on Wikipedia related to Goa recently.
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Blog Entry Mini MediaWiki Training Theni
by Ananth published Feb 13, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
CIS-A2k is trying to strengthen the MediaWiki movement in India, and over the last six months, the team has collaborated with different Indian Wikimedians and started a project called Indic-TechCom.
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Google Gives Wikimedia Millions—Plus Machine Learning Tools
by Admin published Jan 22, 2019 last modified Feb 02, 2019 12:52 PM — filed under: , ,
Google is pouring an additional $3.1 million into Wikipedia, bringing its total contribution to the free encyclopedia over the past decade to more than $7.5 million, the company announced at the World Economic Forum Tuesday.
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Blog Entry CIS Signs MoU with Odia Virtual Academy
by Sailesh Patnaik published Dec 19, 2018 last modified Dec 20, 2018 12:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
On October 26, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) to work on drafting an open content policy for the state, to promote use of Wikimedia projects by various user types and to ensure sustainability of Wikimedia projects, and to facilitate development of relevant free and open source software projects. This partnership between OVA and CIS will be carried out from December 2018 to November 2019, and we are sharing an overview of the activities and their objectives in this post.
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Blog Entry Aditya 365
by Pavan Santhosh published Nov 07, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
Telugu Wikimedian Aditya Pakide successfully completed 365 Wiki Commons Days. Aditya started contributing to project after a Facebook comment by A2K community advocate suggesting that the same picture would get more utilization in Commons and a brief training followed.
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Van Bodh Workshop for content development on Forest Resources at Gadchiroli
by Admin published Nov 06, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
CIS-A2K has collaborated with Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) to facilitate development of Open knowledge resources on Community Forest Resource and content development in Wikimedia projects with community participation. These contents will become a part of "Van Bodh Knowledge repository".
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Community Toolkit for Greater Diversity
by Admin published Oct 30, 2018 — filed under: , ,
P.P. Sneha participated in a 3 day programme organized by Wikipedia community in Mandrem, Goa from October 5 - 7, 2018. The event was a peer training programmeto strengthen the work in the direction of building greater diversity and inclusion in the Wikimedia community.
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Odia Virtual Academy launched
by Admin published Oct 29, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched a new web portal of ‘Odia Virtual Academy’ (www.ova.gov.in) to promote the Odia language and literature at the Secretariat here.
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Blog Entry Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study
by Dr. George Joseph,Dr. Sebastian K.A, and Kavitha A published Oct 28, 2018 — filed under: , , , ,
We have published an article in International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities. The article is titled "Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study". The authors of the article are Hindi faculty members of Christ University and Ananth Subray from the Centre for Internet & Society provided research assistance.
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