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Sunil Abraham - Key Listener Speech at Wikimedia Summit 2019

by Sunil Abraham — last modified May 04, 2019 03:34 AM
May 04, 2019

The Wikimedia Summit 2019 – formerly known as "Wikimedia Conference" or "Chapters Meeting" – took place on 29–31 March 2019 in Berlin. Sunil Abraham made a speech at the summit organized in Berlin.

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Design and the Open Knowledge Movement

by Saumyaa Naidu — last modified Apr 01, 2019 12:13 PM

With the objective of connecting the open knowledge movement with design, the Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet and Society co-organised the Wikigraphists Bootcamp India 2018 with the Wikimedia Foundation during September 28-30, 2018 in New Delhi. The event was held at the School of Design at Ambedkar University Delhi. As part of the bootcamp, a panel discussion was held in order to bring together design practitioners, educators, open knowledge contributors, and design students to explore how design and open knowledge communities can engage with each other. In this post, Saumyaa Naidu shares the learnings from the panel discussion aimed at exploring the potential collaborations between design and the open knowledge movement.

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Talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young

Mar 04, 2019 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM Centre for Internet and Society, No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (near to Domlur Club and TERI complex), by Admin
February 28, 2019

The Centre for Internet & Society will be hosting public talks by Richard Abisla and Kaliya Young, who are both 2019 India-U.S. Public Interest Technology Fellows at New America at its Bangalore office on March 4, 2019.

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Marathi Language Fortnight Workshops 2019

by Subodh Kulkarni — last modified Mar 01, 2019 12:39 AM

Maharashtra is a state which is rich in diversity in terms of language and culture seen in its various regions such as Konkan, Marathwada, Western Maharashtra, Northern Maharashtra and Vidarbha. Awareness needs to be created to make Wikimedia movement inclusive and diverse in these geographical regions as well as in their social strata.

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Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia

Goa University students update ‘Goa’ Marathi articles on Wikipedia

by Admin — last modified Feb 22, 2019 02:27 AM

Faculty and students of Goa University’s Marathi department have updated 164 Marathi articles on Wikipedia related to Goa recently.

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Lecture on Open Access and Open Content Licensing at ICAR (short course)

by Admin — last modified Dec 05, 2018 04:19 PM

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) a constituent establishment of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) organised a short course on 'ICTs for Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness in Agricultural Research, Education and Extension of NARES' during November 13-22, 2018 in Bangalore. Anubha Sinha delivered a lecture to the participants.

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Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study

by Dr. George Joseph,Dr. Sebastian K.A, and Kavitha A — last modified Oct 28, 2018 05:56 AM

We have published an article in International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities. The article is titled "Digital Technology Engaging Pedagogy through Hindi Wikipedia - A Case Study". The authors of the article are Hindi faculty members of Christ University and Ananth Subray from the Centre for Internet & Society provided research assistance.

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Panel Discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge

by Admin — last modified Feb 22, 2019 03:32 PM
October 26, 2018

Pranesh Prakash was a panelist and moderator in a panel discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge on October 23, 2018 at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. The event was hosted by DST Centre for Policy Research (IISc), Bangalore.

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Sting job by Hyderabad scientist exposes fake journals

by Admin — last modified Oct 17, 2018 02:06 AM

Scientists have at last found a cure for Schlodomoniasis -- a deadly brain infection caused by the "inter-galactic parasite Klaousmodium cruzi" -- they claim to have identified for the first time.

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An open data ecosystem can boost India's GDP by $22 B and double farmer income

by Admin — last modified May 23, 2018 02:37 PM

MeiTY says increased data transparency will drive growth and improve governance across key industry sectors in the time to come.

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