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Celebrating 5 Years of CIS
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2013 last modified Feb 25, 2014 09:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is celebrating 5 years of its existence with an exhibition showcasing its activities and accomplishments. The exhibition will be held at its offices in Bangalore and Delhi from May 20 to 23, 2013.
Located in Internet Governance / Events
December 2012 Bulletin
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 30, 2012 last modified Jan 16, 2013 05:15 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
We at the Centre for Internet & Society wish you all a great year ahead. In the December 2012 newsletter, we bring you the draft early chapters of our “National Resource Kit” project for persons with disabilities (covering four southern states); and accessibility-related comments on the Twelfth Five Year Plan; the draft research on pervasive technologies and access to knowledge that we presented at the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest in Brazil; our comments on the privacy implications of including RFID tags in the proposed Rule 138A of the Motor Vehicle Rules, a report on the open access lectures delivered by Prof. Leslie Chan during his tour of India, reports of Wikipedia-related workshops conducted across three cities, and news and media coverage.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Access to Knowledge Bulletin — December 2012
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2012 last modified Jan 10, 2013 01:33 PM — filed under: , ,
This is the fourth Access to Knowledge newsletter from the CIS team in Delhi! During the month of December we had organised the Marathi wiki workshop, a workshop at NMAIT in Karnataka and a workshop at SRM University in Chennai.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Blog Entry Wikipedia Workshop in British Library, Chandigarh
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 27, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 12:08 PM — filed under: , ,
A Wikipedia workshop was organized in Chandigarh by the British Library over two days on August 24 and 25, 2012. Bipin Kumar, Head of British Library and Christina, Deputy Manager had pivotal roles in designing this workshop with support from Piyush, a wikipedian.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry The First Punjabi Wikipedia Workshop
by Shiju Alex and Subhashish Panigrahi published Sep 27, 2012 last modified Oct 04, 2012 12:16 PM — filed under: , ,
For those who might not be aware, Punjabi Wikipedia is one of the first Indic Wikipedias where community started editing way back in 2002. However, after the initial few edits all activities got stopped and it was inactive over the last decade. Recently we conducted a few workshops that led to the revival of Punjabi Wikipedia. This post is about the first Punjabi Wikipedia workshop held in Ludhiana, Punjab on July 28, 2012.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry WIPO Treaty for the Visually Impaired — Moving from a Treaty on Paper to a Treaty that is Workable on the Ground
by Rahul Cherian published Sep 28, 2012 — filed under: , ,
After many years of hard lobbying by the World Blind Union, it appears that the WIPO Treaty on limitations and exceptions for visually impaired persons/persons with print disabilities (TVI) could become a reality next year. However, due to pressure from the European Union and the United States, and their insistence on several untenable provisions, there is a real risk that the TVI could become unworkable on the ground.
Located in Accessibility
August 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 31, 2019 last modified Dec 06, 2019 04:54 AM — filed under: ,
Centre for Internet & Society newsletter for the month of August 2019.
Located in About Us / Newsletters
Bhuvana Meenakshi elected Mozilla Rep for July 2019
by Admin published Sep 25, 2019 — filed under: ,
Bhuvana Meenakshi was selected as a Rep of the Month (July 2019) by Mozilla for my active contributions.
Located in Access to Knowledge / News & Media
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.
Located in Access to Knowledge
Program Associate (Digitisation and GLAM)
by Subodh Kulkarni published Nov 08, 2023 — filed under: , , ,
We are seeking a motivated and skilled Program Associate (Digitisation and GLAM) to join our A2K team.
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