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Blog Entry Banking and Accessibility in India: A Study on Banking Accessibility in India — Call for Comments
by Vrinda Maheshwari published Oct 30, 2012 — filed under: ,
The adoption of accessible features and technologies by banks in India is low despite there being legislative and executive push for it. It is important for the banks to understand not just their obligations but also the benefits that will accrue to them if they follow the suggested guidelines.
Located in Accessibility / Blog
Blog Entry Now Streaming on Your Nearest Screen
by Nishant Shah published Dec 24, 2011 last modified Dec 24, 2011 08:58 AM — filed under: ,
Digital cinema, especially the kinds produced using mobile devices and travelling on Internet social networking systems like YouTube and MySpace, are often dismissed as apolitical and ‘merely’ a fad. Moreover, content in the non-English language, due to incomprehensibility or lack of understanding of the cultural context of the production, is labeled as frivolous, or inconsequential, writes Nishant Shah in this peer reviewed essay published in the Journal of Chinese Cinemas, Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2009.
Located in Internet Governance
Blog Entry Reading from a Distance — Data as Text
by Sneha PP published Jul 23, 2014 last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:29 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The advent of new digital technologies and the internet has redefined practices of reading and writing, and the notion of textuality which is a fundamental aspect of humanities research and scholarship. This blog post looks at some of the debates around the notion of text as object, method and practice, to understand how it has changed in the digital context.
Located in RAW / Digital Humanities
Blog Entry Figures of Learning: The Conditional Artist
by Tara Kelton published May 05, 2015 last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:42 AM — filed under: , , ,
As part of its Making Methods for Digital Humanities project, CIS-RAW organized two consultations on new figures of learning in the digital context. For a proposed journal issue on the theme of ‘bodies of knowledge’ which draws upon these conversations, participants were invited to write short sketches on these figures of learning. This abstract by Tara Kelton explores the conditional artist, and the outcomes of inserting chance in the realization of art work through the use of new multimedia and digital technologies.
Located in RAW
Blog Entry Bridging the Information Divide - Political Quotient
by Denisse Albornoz published Apr 14, 2014 last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:28 PM — filed under: , , ,
On this post, we will unpack 'information poverty'- a problem lying at the very foundation of the crises that inspired this project and a barrier impacting political action. We interview Surabhi HR, the founder director of the political consulting firm Political Quotient, an initiative that seeks to change how youth interacts with politics in India
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Blog Entry From Taboo to Beautiful - Menstrupedia
by Denisse Albornoz published Apr 30, 2014 last modified Oct 24, 2015 02:25 PM — filed under: , , , ,
On this post, we take a look at 'menstrual activism' -a movement that despite its trajectory in feminism, remains unnoticed in most accounts of traditional and digital activism. We interview Tuhin Paul, the artist and storyteller behind Menstrupedia, an India-based social venture creating comics to shatter the myths and misunderstandings surrounding menstruation around the world.
Located in Digital Natives / Making Change
Ethical Research Guidelines
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2013 last modified Oct 13, 2018 12:21 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society will endeavour to protect the physical, social and psychological well-being of those who participate in their research. The guidelines below state the necessary steps to follow while doing research.
Located in About Us / Policies
Blog Entry Habits of Living: Global Networks, Local Affects
by Wendy Chun, Kelly Dobson, Matthew Fuller and Eivind Rossaak published Mar 23, 2012 last modified Oct 24, 2015 01:38 PM — filed under: , ,
“Networks” have become a defining concept of our epoch. From high-speed financial networks that erode national sovereignty to networking sites like Facebook that transform the meaning of the word “friend,” from blogs that foster new political alliances to unprecedented globe-spanning viral vectors that threaten world-wide catastrophe, networks allegedly encapsulate what’s new and different.
Located in RAW / / Blogs / Habits of Living
March 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 09, 2012 — filed under: , , , , , ,
In this month we announced the new clusters from Researchers at Work: Locating the Mobile, Interface Intimacies and Habits of Living.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
April 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2012 — filed under: , , , , , ,
In this issue of our newsletter, we bring you updates of our latest research, event reports, videos, news and media coverage during the month of April 2012:
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