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Big Data for Development Network
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 16, 2019 last modified May 22, 2019 11:04 AM
Located in RAW
Data Systems
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 16, 2019 last modified Mar 16, 2019 06:29 AM
The systems and economies of data has emerged as a key concern of the contemporary 'information'/'informatising' societies. In this cluster we explore the various manifestations and implications of digital data in the context of the Indian society and government – supply, demand, and usages of government data; electronic government and data-driven delivery of services; Internet of things, locative media, and smart cities; infrastructures, systems, and circuits of data collection, storage, sharing, and re-usage; and concerns of ownership and privacy around personal data.
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Digital Knowledge
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 16, 2019 last modified Mar 16, 2019 06:31 AM
In this cluster, we study the digital conditions of production, circulation, consumption, appropriation, storage, and re-usage of various forms of knowledge in India. It brings together our interests in digital literacy, education and pedagogy; technological infrastructures and devices of digital learning; open access, open educational resources, open data, and open knowledge practices in general and their ecosystems; Internet and the emerging authorities, modes, and platforms of knowledge and education; computational methods in arts, humanities, social science, and natural science research; and software and hardware innovations towards knowledge infrastructures and practices.
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Blog Entry Sean McDonald - Ebola: A Big Data Disaster
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 01, 2016 last modified Apr 21, 2016 09:57 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
We are proud to initiate the CIS Papers series with a fascinating exploration of humanitarian use of big data and its discontents by Sean McDonald, FrontlineSMS, in the context of utilisation of Call Detail Records for public health response during the Ebola crisis in Liberia. The paper highlights the absence of a dialogue around the significant legal risks posed by the collection, use, and international transfer of personally identifiable data and humanitarian information, and the grey areas around assumptions of public good. The paper calls for a critical discussion around the experimental nature of data modeling in emergency response due to mismanagement of information has been largely emphasized to protect the contours of human rights.
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Blog Entry Aadhaar Bill 2016 & NIAI Bill 2010 - Comparing the Texts
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 09, 2016 last modified Mar 09, 2016 11:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
This is a quick comparison of the texts of the Aadhaar Bill 2016 and the National Identification Authority of India Bill 2010. The new sections in the former are highlighed, and the deleted sections (that were part of the latter) are struck out.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry IIIT Delhi Workshop on Center for IT and Society
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 17, 2016 last modified Sep 17, 2016 02:40 PM — filed under: ,
A workshop on the upcoming Center for IT and Society in IIIT-Delhi was organised today, September 17, in the institute. The workshop highlights on the process of establishing a center on IT and Society, which will focus on studying relationships and impact of ICTs and Internet on society and the role that society plays in shaping them, particularly in India. The center will bring together faculty in various humanities and social sciences disciplines, and would also initiate interdisciplinary taught programme in IT and Social Sciences. Sumandro Chattapadhyay was invited to participate in this workshop.
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File Big Data in India - Invitatation to Workshop
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 20, 2016 last modified Sep 20, 2016 09:44 AM
Located in Internet Governance / Files
Blog Entry Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17) - Call for Sessions
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 23, 2016 last modified Dec 12, 2016 01:40 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
It gives us great pleasure to announce that the second Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC17) will take place in Bengaluru on March 03-05, 2017. It will be organised by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) in partnership with the Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B). It is a free and open conference. Sessions must be proposed by teams of two or more members on or before Friday, October 28. All submitted session proposals will go though an open review process, followed by each team that has proposed a session being invited to select ten sessions of their choice to be included in the Conference agenda. Final sessions will be chosen through these votes, and be announced on January 09, 2017.
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File Big Data in India - Workshop Agenda
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 28, 2016
Located in Internet Governance / Files
File Report on Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 28, 2016
Located in Internet Governance / Files