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In new Facebook features, a comeback for community
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 11, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 09:58 AM — filed under:
Nearly 750 tweets bombard the web every second. Internet traffic is growing by 40 per cent a year. People post 2.5 billion photos on Facebook every month. Every minute, 24 hours of video is uploaded on YouTube. But who owns all that data? Until now, big business was in complete control and used the data to monetise operations. But all that is set to change. With Facebook launching two new features, ‘Groups' and a ‘Download your information,' the community is making a comeback.
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Technical Aspects of UID: A Public Talk
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 11, 2010 last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:23 AM — filed under:
Prof. K Gopinath from Indian Institute of Science and Sunil Abraham from the Centre for Internet and Society will give a lecture on the technical aspects of UID on 20 October 2010 at the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore.
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University Students create New Wiki Entries and Blog about It
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 07, 2010
Nearly 60 students doing the New Media Practices course of the New Media Masters at Media Studies in the University of Amsterdam had an assignment to write a new Wikipedia entry and write a blog post about their experience on a collaborative blog called Masters of Media. This blog which was founded in September 2006 is now in use by the fifth generation of students.
Located in Research / Conferences & Workshops / Conference Blogs
The silent rise of the Digital Native
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 06, 2010 last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:31 AM
In late August, this year, the world shook for many when they went online (on their computers, PDAs, iPads, laptops) and realised that the comfortable zone of talking, chatting, sharing and doing just about everything else, had suddenly, without a warning, changed overnight (or afternoon, or morning, depending upon the time-zone they lived in). With a single change in its privacy and location settings, Facebook, home to billions of internet hours consisting of relationships, friendships, professional networks, social gaming, entertainment trivia, memories and exchanges, allowed its users to geo-tag themselves when on-the-move.
Located in Digital Natives / Blog
Blog Entry The geek shall inherit the earth
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 06, 2010 last modified Jan 03, 2012 10:34 AM — filed under:
Demystifying the mysterious -agents changing the world around you.
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Stiff Resistance Dogs India's ID Plan
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 09:59 AM — filed under:
An article about the UID project by Indrajit Basu in Asia Times Online.
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Data Activism and Grassroots Empowerment in India
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 09:59 AM — filed under:
Glover Wright of the Center for Internet and Society talks about Data Activism and Grassroots Empowerment in India at the Innovate/Activate Unconference in New York Law School on 24 September 2010.
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Conference: Internet at Liberty 2010
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 21, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:00 AM — filed under:
This conference is being held in Budapest from 20 to 22 September 2010. It is co-sponsored by Google and Central European University. Sunil Abraham and Anja Kovacs are attending the conference.
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The Binary: City and Nature
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 20, 2010 last modified Aug 02, 2011 06:05 AM — filed under:
A continuation of the last post wherein I am looking at various other representation of the city in both classical and popular medium, today I am writing my views on the analysis of certain Miniature paintings.
Located in RAW / / Blogs / Internet, Society and Space in Indian Cities
UNESCO's Open Forum
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 15, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 03:58 AM — filed under:
As UNESCO organized Freedom of Expression related workshops, this Open Forum will be dedicated to other key IGF topics, notably multilingualism in cyberspace, open access to scientific information, open educational resources, and accessibility for marginalized groups. In addition, UNESCO will take this opportunity to announce new initiatives and share experiences with participants. The interactive panel format will start with brief presentations from experts, followed by a moderated discussion with participants.
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