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Manuel Beltrán - Institute of Human Obsolescence - Cartographies of Dispossession
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Apr 01, 2019 last modified Apr 01, 2019 08:00 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Join us at the Delhi office of CIS on Thursday, April 4, at 5 pm for a talk by Manuel Beltrán, founder of the Institute of Human Obsolescence (IoHO), which explores the future of labour and the changing relationship between humans and machine. Cartographies of Dispossession (CoD), their current project at IoHO, explores the forms of systematic data dispossession that different humans are subject to, and investigates how data becomes both the means of production as much as the means of governance.
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March 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2019 last modified Jul 18, 2019 02:14 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for the month of March 2019.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: Lessons from Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp going down
by Nishant Shah published Mar 24, 2019 last modified Apr 03, 2019 01:19 AM — filed under:
The day when three social-media apps refused to load.
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Presentation at Global Digital Humanities Symposium
by Puthiya Purayil Sneha published Mar 22, 2019 last modified May 03, 2019 09:41 AM — filed under:
P.P. Sneha gave a virtual presentation of her work on digital cultural archives at the Global Digital Humanities Symposium organised by Michigan State University on March 21-22, 2019.
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Blog Entry Digital Native: How an information overload affects what you forward
by Nishant Shah published Mar 10, 2019 last modified Apr 03, 2019 01:12 AM — filed under:
The information overload of social media sharing can make us act against our better judgement.
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Blog Entry What I learned from going offline for 48 hours
by Nishant Shah published Feb 24, 2019 last modified Mar 14, 2019 04:21 PM — filed under:
A weekend without the internet shows just how much control we surrender to online chatter.
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Blog Entry Data Infrastructures and Inequities: Why Does Reproductive Health Surveillance in India Need Our Urgent Attention?
by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon published Feb 14, 2019 last modified Dec 30, 2019 04:44 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
In order to bring out certain conceptual and procedural problems with health monitoring in the Indian context, this article by Aayush Rathi and Ambika Tandon posits health monitoring as surveillance and not merely as a “data problem.” Casting a critical feminist lens, the historicity of surveillance practices unveils the gendered power differentials wedded into taken-for-granted “benign” monitoring processes. The unpacking of the Mother and Child Tracking System and the National Health Stack reveals the neo-liberal aspirations of the Indian state.
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Blog Entry Media Infrastructures and Digital Practices: Case Studies from the North East of India (Paper Presentation)
by Khetrimayum Monish Singh published Feb 05, 2019 last modified Feb 05, 2019 11:11 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Khetrimayum Monish Singh and Rajiv K. Mishra (Doctoral student, Centre for Studies in Science Policy, JNU) are presenting a co-authored paper at the Young Scholars International Conference on “Margins and Connections,” organised by the Special Centre for the Study of North East India, Jawaharlal Nehru University, on February 7-8, 2019. The conference will be held at the Committee Room of School of Social Sciences – I in JNU. Below are the conference schedule and abstract of the paper to be presented.
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Blog Entry India’s proposed new internet bill is as repressive as the worst of Chinese laws
by Nishant Shah published Feb 04, 2019 — filed under:
The proposed new internet bill is as repressive as the worst of Chinese restrictions. The new intermediaries liability and content monitoring act that will become a law in February, unquestioningly expand the remit of the government.
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January 2019 Newsletter
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 31, 2019 last modified Mar 03, 2019 04:34 PM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) welcomes you to the first issue of its e-Newsletter for 2019.
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