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Ethical Research Guidelines
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 01, 2013 last modified Oct 13, 2018 12:21 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society will endeavour to protect the physical, social and psychological well-being of those who participate in their research. The guidelines below state the necessary steps to follow while doing research.
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Blog Entry Evaluating Safety Buttons on Mobile Devices: Preview
by Rohini Lakshané and Chinmayi S.K. published Mar 27, 2017 last modified Mar 18, 2023 04:40 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Much technological innovation for women is aimed at addressing violence against women. One such ubiquitous intervention is mobile device-based safety applications, also known as emergency applications. Several police departments in India, public transport services, and commercial services such as taxi-hailing apps deploy a mobile device-based “panic button” for the safety of citizens or customers, especially women. However, the proliferation of safety apps through both public and private players raises several concerns, which will be studied through this study by Rohini Lakshané of the CIS and Chinmayi S.K. of The Bachchao Project. Research assistance for this report was provided by CIS intern Harish R.S.K. Visualisations by Saumyaa Naidu.
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Experimental Economy Camp
by Sanchia de Souza published Apr 08, 2009 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:36 AM — filed under:
Open Discussion
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Experimental Economy Camp
by Radha Rao published Nov 19, 2009 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:27 AM — filed under:
Experimental Economy Camp continued at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore on Nov 22nd, '09 from 10.30am to 5.30pm.
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Blog Entry Exploring Big Data for Development: An Electricity Sector Case Study from India
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 29, 2017 last modified Mar 16, 2019 04:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
This working paper by Ritam Sengupta, Dr. Richard Heeks, Sumandro Chattapadhyay, and Dr. Christopher Foster draws from the field study undertaken by Ritam Sengupta, and is published by the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester. The field study was commissioned by the CIS, with support from the University of Manchester and the University of Sheffield.
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Facebook Resistance Workshop at CIS, Bangalore
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 09, 2011 last modified Oct 21, 2011 08:24 AM — filed under:
Facebook designing your online identity is like designing your rooms with furniture from the bazaar. The only individuality lies in your family pictures standing on the shelves. On Saturday, April 2, 2011, CIS is organising a workshop for people to learn on how to think beyond the rules and limitations of Facebook, to tweak and play around the features and design to generate useful, creative, and funny concepts and explore how this creative intervention can be turned into a real software developed by the Facebook Resistance.
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February 2011 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 28, 2011 last modified Jul 30, 2012 11:16 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Greetings from the Centre for Internet and Society! In this issue we are pleased to present you the latest updates about our research, upcoming events, and news and media coverage:
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February 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 07, 2012 last modified Jul 09, 2012 07:48 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Welcome to the Centre for Internet and Society newsletter! In this issue we bring you the updates of our research, events, media coverage and videos of the events organized by us during the month of February 2012!
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Blog Entry Feminist Design Practices
by Aayush Rathi, Akash Sheshadri and Ambika Tandon published Apr 16, 2022 — filed under: , , , , ,
Aayush Rathi and Akash Sheshadri and Ambika Tandon co-authored a research paper on 'Feminist Design Practices' which was published in a special issue of Apria, a peer-reviewed journal hosted at ArtEZ University. The special issue "Feminist by Design" highlights the work of the Feminist Internet Research Network and its contributions to building an equitable internet through design interventions.
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Blog Entry Figures of Learning: The Conditional Artist
by Tara Kelton published May 05, 2015 last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:42 AM — filed under: , , ,
As part of its Making Methods for Digital Humanities project, CIS-RAW organized two consultations on new figures of learning in the digital context. For a proposed journal issue on the theme of ‘bodies of knowledge’ which draws upon these conversations, participants were invited to write short sketches on these figures of learning. This abstract by Tara Kelton explores the conditional artist, and the outcomes of inserting chance in the realization of art work through the use of new multimedia and digital technologies.
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