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Blog Entry CIS-A2K Co-Facilitates Punjabi Wikimedians Wikimedia Strategy Meeting
by Tito Dutta published Aug 01, 2017 — filed under: ,
On 15 July 2017, Punjabi Wikimedia User Group, conducted Punjabi Wikimedia Strategy Meeting at Patiala. CIS-A2K members Tanveer Hasan and Tito Dutta attended the event as co-facilitator and resource person. The event was followed by a meeting on the next day when active Punjabi Wikimedians and CIS-A2K representatives discussed different plans and strategies for the Punjabi Wikimedian projects in the coming months.
Located in Access to Knowledge
Blog Entry Christ University Wikipedia Education Program Faculty Orientation Report
by Ananth Subray published Jul 07, 2017 last modified Aug 03, 2017 04:45 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Christ University faculty were given an orientation for the upcoming year on the Wikipedia Education Program
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Access to Knowledge Bulletin — October 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 29, 2012 last modified Dec 14, 2012 08:19 AM — filed under: , , , ,
This is the second bulletin from the Access to Knowledge team of CIS in Delhi. This issue features education program updates of the Assamese, Malayalam and Gujarati Wiki communities, a hackathon held at BITS, Hyderabad, press coverage of the Odia Wikipedia workshop in Pune, and reports of workshops organised in Bangalore, Ghaziabad and Pune during the month of October.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry WikipediansSpeak with Dr. Kishore Kumar Rai Sheni: Tulu Wikipedia in the making
by U.B.Pavanaja published Sep 12, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:06 PM — filed under: , ,
Dr. Kishore Kumar Rai Sheni, Principal, Shri Ramakrishna P.U. College, Mangaluru shares with Dr. U.B. Pavanaja of the Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge (CIS-A2K) programme his insights on bringing more contributors of different corners of the society to grow Tulu Wikipedia. Tulu Wikipedia is in Incubator at present and there are a bunch of contributors who are expanding the project to bring it live.
Located in Openness / Blog
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
Wikipedia Workshop in Mangalore — Report in Kannada Prabha
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 16, 2013 last modified Apr 16, 2013 04:11 AM — filed under: , ,
A workshop was conducted for students of Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management, Mangalore by Dr. U.B.Pavanaja on April 9, 2013. Kannada Prabha published a report about this on the following day, April 10, 2013.
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ವಿಕಿಪಿಡಿಯಾ ಬಳಕೆಯಿಂದ ನಮ್ಮ ಭಾಷೆ ಮತ್ತು ಶೈಲಿ ಸುಧಾರಣೆಯಾಗುತ್ತದೆ - ಡಾ. ಯು.ಬಿ. ಪವನಜ
by U.B.Pavanaja published Aug 13, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:21 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS-A2K) has ongoing partnership with SDM College, Ujire. Students of Masters in Communication and Journalism will be writing articles in Kannada Wikipedia. This academic year’s programme was inaugurated on August 12. It was followed by hands-on workshop. Mangalorean.com, a Karnataka portal has reported this on August 13, 2015.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Wikipedia edit-a-thon in Mangalore to bring Tulu Wikipedia live
by U.B.Pavanaja published Aug 18, 2015 last modified Sep 15, 2015 09:07 AM — filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia edit-a-thon was organised in Mangalore, Karnataka this 14th to encourage more Tulu-language speakers to contribute to Tulu Wikipedia. Tulu Wikipedia is is currently in the Incubator but the enthusiastic editor community is putting their best effort to bring it live out of Incubator. This edit-a-thon is one of the many activities the Tulu Wikimedia community has organised.
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Workshop on digital collaborations in Tamil-language, Tamil Virtual University, Chennai
by U.B.Pavanaja published Sep 14, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:13 PM — filed under:
A two-day workshop on digital collaborations in Tamil-language has been organised by Tamil Virtual University, Anna University Campus, Chennai. I have been invited to participate in this event on behalf of the CIS-A2K programme.
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