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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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Big Data
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 22, 2016 last modified Sep 22, 2016 07:20 AM
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 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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Blog Entry Sequoia India’s Designathon 2016
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 17, 2016 — filed under: ,
Along with their annual hackathon, Sequoia India organised a designathon in Bangalore on September 10-11, 2016. The participants picked one of three tracks - gamification, information visualisation, and smart acceleration - and developed an interface design or clickable prototype or a demo video. Sumandro Chattapadhyay was invited to participate as a mentor for the information visualisation track.
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Blog Entry IIRC: Reflections on IRC16
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 06, 2016 last modified Sep 06, 2016 09:28 AM — filed under: , ,
The first edition of the Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC) series was held on February 26-28, 2016. It was hosted by the Centre for Political Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and was supported by the CSCS Digitial Innovation Fund. Here we share our reflections on the Conference, albeit rather delayed, and lessons towards the next edition to be held in March 2017.
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File CIS - Telangana State Open Data Policy v.1 - Submission
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 01, 2016
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Blog Entry Submitted Comments on the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Sep 01, 2016 last modified Sep 01, 2016 05:49 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Last month, the Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department of the Government of Telangana released the first public draft of the Telangana State Open Data Policy 2016, and sought comments from various stakeholders in the state and outside. The draft policy not only aims to facilitate and provide a framework for proactive disclosure of data created by the state government agencies, but also identify the need for integrating such a mandate within the information systems operated by these agencies as well. CIS is grateful to be invited to submit its detailed comments on the same. The submission was drafted by Anubha Sinha and Sumandro Chattapadhyay.
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File Nirmita Narasimhan - Resume
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Aug 29, 2016 last modified Apr 28, 2017 01:19 AM
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File UIDAI and Welfare Services: Exclusion and Countermeasures
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Aug 22, 2016
Located in Internet Governance / Files