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Digital Natives Workshop in Taipei: Only a Few Seats Left!!!
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 25, 2010 last modified Aug 04, 2011 10:29 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Centre for Internet and Society in collaboration with the Frontier Foundation is holding a three day Digital Natives workshop in Taipei from 16 to 18 August, 2010. The three day workshop will serve as an ideal platform for the young users of technology to share their knowledge and experience of the digital and Internet world and help them learn from each other’s individual experiences.
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Dont hang up on this one
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 16, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — filed under:
Is 3G the next twist in the mobile phone growth story?
Located in News & Media
Peeping Toms In Your Inbox
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 15, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:42 AM — filed under:
Nothing’s safe any more—not your mobile number, nor your e-mail—as they’re put on offer for the benefit of telemarketers, writes Namrata Joshi and Neha Bhatt in an article published in the Outlook.
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I don't want my fingerprints taken
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 11, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:41 AM — filed under:
Through this article published in Down to Earth, Nishant Shah looks at the role of the state as arbiter of our privacy.
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An Artist's Hunt for Lost Stepwells
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 04, 2010 last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM — filed under: , ,
As part of the Maps for Making Change project, Kakoli Sen has brought to light some facts which she stumbled upon while mapping the stepwells in Vadodara. She mapped these and also discovered 14 such architectural heritage structures. The news was covered in the Times of India.
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APC starts research into spectrum regulation in Brazil, India, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 01, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — filed under:
Communication infrastructure is the foundation of the knowledge-based economy and while there has been a boom in the construction of undersea cables bringing potentially terabits of capacity to the African continent, the ability to deliver broadband to consumers is hampered by inefficient telecommunications markets and policies. Wireless connectivity offers tremendous potential to deliver affordable broadband to developing countries but inefficient spectrum policy and regulation means the opportunity to seize the advantages brought about by improvements in wireless broadband technologies are extremely limited.
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The Internet, Culture, and Society - Looking at Past, Present, and Future Worldwide
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 03, 2010 last modified Oct 21, 2011 10:13 AM — filed under:
It is now well known that with 4.5 billion mobile phone owners in the world and increased Internet penetration, global cultures and communities have experienced shifts in their economic, political, and social well-being due to the digital revolution. As a scholar and consultant who works worldwide, Prof Ramesh Srinivasan will illustrate how new media technologies have been used creatively to enable political movements in Kyrgyzstan, literacy and educational reform in India, and economic development across the developing world. In addition to this, he will discuss some of digital culture's biggest challenges, including considering how the Web can start to empower different types of cultural perspectives and knowledges. The talk will be live streamed.
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WIPO Proposals Would Open Cross-Border Access To Materials For Print Disabled
by Prasad Krishna published May 31, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — filed under:
The print disabled feel that the possible UN recommendations being negotiated upon may come up short, reports Kaitlin Mara in this article.
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The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad
by Prasad Krishna published May 26, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM — filed under:
IDRC held a panel discussion on 'The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad' on May 5, 2010 in Ottawa.
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Consilience 2010
by Prasad Krishna published May 24, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:06 AM — filed under:
The National Law School of India University, Bangalore is hosting a conference on May 29 and 30 at the Taj Residency in Bangalore.
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