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History of the Internet: Building Conceptual Frameworks
by Nishant Shah published Dec 31, 2013 last modified Jan 08, 2014 07:56 AM — filed under:
In this module Nishant Shah analyses the understanding of the Internet, cyberspace and everyday life and why do we need to know the history of the internet.
Located in Telecom / Knowledge Repository on Internet Access
Blog Entry World Wide Rule
by Nishant Shah published Jun 14, 2013 last modified Jul 01, 2013 10:26 AM — filed under:
Nishant Shah's review of Schmidt and Cohen's book was published in the Indian Express on June 14, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Stranger with Candy
by Nishant Shah published Jun 16, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 11:00 AM — filed under: ,
Beware of online threats, as the distinction between friends and foes is false on the internet.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Whose Change is it Anyway?
by Nishant Shah published Jun 18, 2013 last modified Apr 17, 2015 10:56 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
This thought piece is an attempt to reflect critically on existing practices of “making change” and its implications for the future of citizen action in information and network societies. It observes that change is constantly and explicitly invoked at different stages in research, practice, and policy in relation to digital technologies, citizen action, and network societies.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry It’s Common Practice
by Nishant Shah published May 22, 2013 last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:41 AM — filed under: , ,
Technologies are no longer abstract. They're habits. What constitutes a habit? The gestures that you make as you read this, the way your eyes flick when you encounter somebody you like, the way you stroke your chin in a moment of reflection, or the split second decisions that you make in times of crises — these are all habits. They are pre-thought, visceral, depending upon biological, social and collective memories that do not need rational thinking. Habits are the customised programming of human life.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry Digital Native: Web of Wander
by Nishant Shah published Jun 01, 2018 — filed under: ,
The idea of travel as a way of expanding our horizon has now been made redundant.
Located in RAW
Blog Entry Of Jesters, Clowns and Pranksters: YouTube and the Condition of Collaborative Authorship
by Nishant Shah published Nov 03, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:24 AM — filed under: ,
The idea of a single author creating cinematic objects in a well-controlled scheme of support system and production/distribution infrastructure has been fundamentally challenged by the emergence of digital video sharing sites like YouTube, writes Nishant Shah in this peer reviewed essay published in the Journal of Moving Images, Number 8, December 2009.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
by Nishant Shah published Sep 22, 2008 last modified Aug 04, 2020 05:52 AM
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) brings together a range of people with backgrounds in various disciplines who have made significant interventions and impacts in the newly emerging area of Internet and Society. Functioning through a model of collaborations, consultations and peer-networking, our works feature some of the most innovative and relevant ideas embodied by the different people we work with. We also undertake research, advocacy, and educational programmes which involve an extensive network of researchers, practitioners, artists, and institutions partnering with us intellectually and programmatically.
Located in About Us
Digital Pluralism
by Nishant Shah published Sep 24, 2008 last modified Feb 06, 2009 06:31 AM
Located in About Us / Substantive Areas
Digital Pluralism
by Nishant Shah published Sep 22, 2008
Located in About Us / Substantive Areas