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Blog Entry Marathi Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Savitribai Phule Mahila Ekatma Samaj Mandal, Aurangabad
by Subodh Kulkarni published Apr 13, 2017 last modified Apr 19, 2017 11:44 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A Marathi Wikipedia edit-a-thon was conducted at Savitribai Phule Mahila Ekatma Samaj Mandal in Aurangabad
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 20, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
The NASA Space Data Challenge (Hillhacks Pre-event) will be hosted at the Centre for Internet & Society's Bengaluru office on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events
Blog Entry Comments on the Right to Information Rules, 2017
by Amber Sinha published Apr 27, 2017 — filed under: , ,
On March 31st, 2017, the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personnel and Training released a Circular framing rules under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (“RTI Rules”). The Ministry invited comments on on the RTI Rules. CIS submitted its comments on April 25, 2017.
Located in Openness / Blog
Chemistry research in India 'still not in big league'
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 28, 2017 — filed under:
Despite an increase in research output and international collaboration, chemistry research, "the central science", in India is "still not in the big league", an analysis has revealed.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Big Data and Positive Social Change in the Developing World: A White Paper for Practitioners and Researchers
by Nishant Shah published Oct 01, 2014 — filed under: , , , , ,
I was a part of a working group writing a white paper on big data and social change, over the last six months. This white paper was produced by a group of activists, researchers and data experts who met at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Centre to discuss the question of whether, and how, big data is becoming a resource for positive social change in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Access to Knowledge Bulletin — August 2014
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 31, 2014 last modified Oct 04, 2014 03:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Access to Knowledge (Wikipedia) newsletter for the month of August 2014:
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Sangeet Baithak: A Hindustani Music Resource Donation Event in Mumbai
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 07, 2014 last modified Oct 07, 2014 04:27 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Access to Knowledge team from the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS-A2K) and Khayal Trust is organizing a music event on October 7, 2014 in Shivaji Park, Dadar, Mumbai. T.Vishnu Vardhan and Tejaswini Niranjana will be participating.
Located in Openness / Events
Digitization of Books for Indic Language WikiSource
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 29, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Wikimedia India in collaboration with the Centre for Internet and Society is organising a workshop on "Digitization of books for Indic language WikiSource" on August 18, 2013, 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Located in Openness / Events
Train the Trainer — Four-day long Residential Training Workshop in Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 03, 2013 last modified Sep 27, 2015 09:59 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Train the Trainer is a four-day long residential training workshop to enable Indian Wikipedia community members conduct outreach sessions effectively and independently. It is being conducted by the CIS-A2K team in Bangalore in the first week of October.
Located in Openness / Events
Wikipedia Training in Telugu for Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 06, 2013 — filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K is conducting a Wikipedia training programme in Telugu for the faculty of Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Open University (Dr. BRAOU) in Hyderabad on September 5 and 6, 2013.
Located in Openness / Events