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Blog Entry To be Counted When They Count You: Words of Caution for the Gender Data Revolution
by Noopur Raval published Feb 01, 2022 — filed under: , , , , ,
In 2015, after the announcement of the SDGs or Sustainable Development Goals, a new global developmental framework through the year 2030, the United Nations described data as the “lifeblood of decision-making and the raw material for accountability” for the purpose of realizing these developmental goals. This curious yet key link between these new developmental goals and the use of quantitative data for agenda setting invited a flurry of big data-led initiatives such as but not limited to Data2X, that sought to further strengthen and solidify the relationship between ‘Big Development’ and ‘Big Data.’
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by Noopur Raval published Feb 01, 2022
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Blog Entry Open Education Week: Interview with Subhashish Panigrahi
by Noopur Raval published Mar 14, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 09:20 AM — filed under: , , ,
Noopur Raval interviewed Subhashish Panigrahi from the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge team about sharing information resources and attribution in academia.
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Blog Entry Thinking Digital Beyond Tools: Interview with Dr. Nishant Shah
by Noopur Raval published Sep 12, 2013 — filed under:
Dr. Nishant Shah is the co-founder and Research Director at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, India. He is an International Tandem Partner at the Centre for Digital Cultures, Leuphana University, Germany and a Knowledge Partner with the Hivos Knowledge Programme, The Netherlands. He is committed to producing infrastructure, frameworks and collaborations in the global south to understand and analyse the ways in which the emergence of digital technologies have shaped the contemporary social, political and cultural milieu.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Indian Languages Workshop at IIT, Bombay
by Noopur Raval published Mar 28, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
This is a brief report on the Wikipedia Indian languages workshop held on March 9, 2013 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in partnership with Vaani, the Hindi bloggers' club at IIT, Bombay.
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Blog Entry Fifty-fourth Bangalore Wikimedia Meet-up at IIM, Bangalore
by Noopur Raval published Feb 28, 2013 last modified Mar 06, 2013 09:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
The 54th Wikimedia meet-up in Bangalore was held at the Indian Institute of Management on February 25, 2013. The event was planned and organized by Radhakrishna Arvapally, SIG (Special Interest Group) Chair, Bangalore (a part of the Wikimedia India Chapter) with support from Solutions IQ, Wikimedia India Chapter and CIS.
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Blog Entry Access to Knowledge Report — September to December 2012
by Noopur Raval published Jan 31, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
This post provides an overview of the activities done by the Access to Knowledge team under the grant provided by the Wikimedia Foundation from September 2012 to December 2012.
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Blog Entry New Avenues: Media Wiki Groups
by Noopur Raval published Dec 27, 2012 last modified Jan 05, 2013 01:46 AM — filed under: , , ,
This blog post is a brief recap and snippets of my conversation with Harsh Kothari, a volunteer on Gujarati Wikipedia on what we've been doing to help with MediaWiki groups.
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Blog Entry A Wikipedia Workshop at SRM University, Chennai
by Noopur Raval published Dec 27, 2012 — filed under: , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society, Delhi in association with Metawings Institute organized a one-day workshop on contributing to Wikipedia at SRM University on December 17, 2012. About 40 students from different engineering colleges in Chennai participated in the workshop. Metawings coordinated for the logistics and for spreading the word among the students.
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Blog Entry Wikipedia Women's Workshop in Mumbai
by Noopur Raval published Nov 21, 2012 last modified Dec 03, 2012 06:01 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Wiki Women Workshop was organized at the Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Wadala in Mumbai on November 4, 2012. It was attended by over 60 women participants who were taught how to contribute to Wikipedia articles and briefed about the knowledge gaps in Wikipedia — the free encyclopedia. Noopur Raval has prepared a report of the event.
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