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Blog Entry Wikipedia Workshop in British Library, Chandigarh
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 27, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 12:08 PM — filed under: , ,
A Wikipedia workshop was organized in Chandigarh by the British Library over two days on August 24 and 25, 2012. Bipin Kumar, Head of British Library and Christina, Deputy Manager had pivotal roles in designing this workshop with support from Piyush, a wikipedian.
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Blog Entry The First Punjabi Wikipedia Workshop
by Shiju Alex and Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 27, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 12:16 PM — filed under: , ,
For those who might not be aware, Punjabi Wikipedia is one of the first Indic Wikipedias where community started editing way back in 2002. However, after the initial few edits all activities got stopped and it was inactive over the last decade. Recently we conducted a few workshops that led to the revival of Punjabi Wikipedia. This post is about the first Punjabi Wikipedia workshop held in Ludhiana, Punjab on July 28, 2012.
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Blog Entry Analysis on the strategies of Mozilla and Wiki communities on gender gap aspects
by Bhuvana Meenakshi published Oct 03, 2019 last modified Oct 03, 2019 11:56 AM — filed under: , , ,
There is a need for research on how Open Source communities are trying to balance the gender ratio and how they provide the safe space environment to its contributors. With this in mind I have come up with this blog as I am an active contributor of Mozilla since 5 years and also got myself recently introduced to Wikimedia and its sister projects, have interacted with few Indian women contributors in both of these communities and came out with a few observations on how I see them in India and what could be improved in both communities.
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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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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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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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Blog Entry ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಯೋಜನೆ ಸಮಾವೇಶ ಮತ್ತು ತರಬೇತಿಯ ವರದಿ
by Ananth published Mar 07, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
ಕನ್ನಡ ಭಾಷೆಯು ದಿನದಿಂದ ದಿನಕ್ಕೆ ಬಳಕೆಯಿಲ್ಲದೇ ಕುಂದುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಗ್ರಾಮೀಣ ಭಾಗದ ಕನ್ನಡ ಮಾಧ್ಯಮದ ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಸರಿಯಾದ ಕನ್ನಡ ಆಕರಗಳು ಸಿಗುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ. ಇಂತಹ ಸಂದರ್ಭದಲ್ಲಿ, ಕನ್ನಡವನ್ನು ಉಳಿಸಿ ಬೆಳೆಸುವುದು ಪ್ರತಿಯೊಬ್ಬ ಕನ್ನಡಿಗನ ಕರ್ತವ್ಯ. ಇದನ್ನೆಲ್ಲ ಗಮನದಲ್ಲಿಟ್ಟುಕೊಂಡು, ಸಂತ ಅಲೋಶಿಯಸ್ ಕಾಲೇಜಿನ ಆಶ್ರಯದಲ್ಲಿ ದಿನಾಂಕ ೦೯ ಹಾಗೂ ೧೦ ನೇ ಫೆಬ್ರುವರಿ, ೨೦೧೯ ರಂದು ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ ಶಿಕ್ಷಣ ಯೋಜನೆ ಸಮಾವೇಶ ಮತ್ತು ತರಬೇತಿಯನ್ನು ನಡೆಸಲಾಯಿತು.
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Blog Entry Eight Challenges That Indian-Language Wikipedias Need to Overcome
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Mar 29, 2016 last modified Mar 29, 2016 05:05 PM — filed under: , , ,
Even after a decade of existence, Indian language Wikipedias are not yet known to many Indian language speakers. Wikipedia, being the largest available encyclopedia made in the human history, it what it is today because of the hundreds and thousands of volunteer-editors. But while native-language Wikipedias are becoming game-changers in other corners of the world, the scenario in India is skewed. In my experience, here are a number of challenges that Indian-language Wikipedias are currently facing.
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Blog Entry 8 Challenges In Growing Indian-Language Wikipedias
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2016 last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:11 PM — filed under: , , ,
While speaking at BHASHA: Indian Languages Digital Festival, a day-long discourse at New Delhi on Indian languages and their state in new media, especially digital platforms, I touched upon Wikipedia in Indian languages. Most people, in fact, do not even know that Wikipedia exists in many Indian languages.
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Blog Entry Telugu Wikisource Workshop
by Pavan Santhosh published Jul 24, 2017 last modified Aug 16, 2017 08:40 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Recently, a Telugu Wikisource Workshop was conducted in Hyderabad between 22- 23 July, 2017
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