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Blog Entry Wikiorientation at Dr.GR Damodaran College of Science
by Bhuvana Meenakshi published Dec 23, 2019 last modified Jan 18, 2020 08:11 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
An orientation session on Wikimedia projects was held on 6-7 December 2019 at Dr. GR Damodaran College of Science. This talk was part of the “Hour of Code” event, which is an International event celebrated across the globe to encourage students to develop their knowledge on Computer Science. This event was supported by Open Knowledge movements like Wikimedia, Mozilla, etc.which would help students to share their knowledge in the form of volunteerships and contributions. The highlights of gender gap research and women based projects such as Women in Red were covered as part of a focussed group discussion.
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Blog Entry Wikiorientation at Dr.GR Damodaran College of Science
by Bhuvana Meenakshi published Dec 23, 2019 last modified Dec 23, 2019 08:18 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
An orientation session on Wikimedia projects was held on 6-7 December 2019 at Dr. GR Damodaran College of Science. This talk was part of the “Hour of Code” event, which is an International event celebrated across the globe to encourage students to develop their knowledge on Computer Science. This event was supported by Open Knowledge movements like Wikimedia, Mozilla, etc.which would help students to share their knowledge in the form of volunteerships and contributions. The highlights of gender gap research and women based projects such as Women in Red were covered as part of a focussed group discussion.
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Blog Entry Project Tiger 2.0
by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill published Nov 24, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.
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Blog Entry Project Tiger 2.0
by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill published Nov 24, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.
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Blog Entry Project Tiger 2.0
by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill published Nov 24, 2019 — filed under: , , ,
If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.
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Blog Entry Project Tiger 2.0
by Suswetha Kolluru and Nitesh Gill published Nov 22, 2019 last modified Nov 24, 2019 09:18 AM — filed under: , , ,
If you think that Indian languages are as important as international languages, like English, then, you are on the same page with this article. If not, then, let me explain, why it is a significant and much bigger issue than you think.
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Blog Entry Analysis on the strategies of Mozilla and Wiki communities on gender gap aspects
by Bhuvana Meenakshi published Oct 03, 2019 last modified Oct 03, 2019 11:56 AM — filed under: , , ,
There is a need for research on how Open Source communities are trying to balance the gender ratio and how they provide the safe space environment to its contributors. With this in mind I have come up with this blog as I am an active contributor of Mozilla since 5 years and also got myself recently introduced to Wikimedia and its sister projects, have interacted with few Indian women contributors in both of these communities and came out with a few observations on how I see them in India and what could be improved in both communities.
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Blog Entry The Knowledge Base is Liberated
by Subodh Kulkarni and Madhav Gadgil published Aug 05, 2019 — filed under: , ,
The article published in Sunday supplement of Loksatta newspaper of Express group, written jointly by Madhav Gadgil & Subodh Kulkarni summarises - the status of searchable open knowledge available on web, eagerness of youth generation across the social strata to access knowledge on new gadgets and the approaches to build resources in Marathi on web harnessing potential of Wikimedia projects. It also elaborates major three breakthroughs – Free & open source software movement, Unicode revolution and development of collaborative knowledge building and sharing free platforms like Wikimedia projects easily accessible to people in their own languages.
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Blog Entry Re-licensing Sessions with Authors and Organisations
by Subodh Kulkarni published Jul 31, 2019 last modified Aug 05, 2019 04:12 PM — filed under: , , ,
In collaboration with Marathi community, CIS-A2K is getting connected with various authors and organisations willing to re-license their content under CC-By-SA. A2K is facilitating the OTRS process Commons for re-licensing as well as digitisation of the content. The team of trained Wikimedians at Vigyan Ashram, Pabal, District Pune has taken the responsibility of digitising the books and further uploads in Wikimedia projects.
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Blog Entry Wikimedia Workshop on Rivers under Project Jalbodh
by Subodh Kulkarni published Jul 30, 2019 last modified Aug 05, 2019 03:28 PM — filed under: , ,
The Indian National Trust for Art & Heritage Pune Chapter is working with various organisations to preserve the natural heritage places like rivers in Pune district of Maharashtra, India. After the presentation of 'Project Jalbodh' by CIS-A2K in River Dialogue organised by INTACH in April 2018, several organisations shown keen interest in collaboration.
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