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Open access in the Marathi language expands by a thousand books

Open access in the Marathi language expands by a thousand books

by Subhashish Panigrahi and Abhinav Garule — last modified Jan 03, 2016 11:26 AM

As the Maharashtra Granthottejak Sanstha (MGS) celebrated its 121st anniversary recently, the organization re-licensed 1000 books under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license so that the books could be digitized and be made available on the Marathi Wikisource for millions of Marathi readers.

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Design!Public (6th Edition)

Design!Public (6th Edition)

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Nov 30, 2015 02:11 AM
November 30, 2015

The sixth edition of Design Public conceptualized and hosted by CivicLabs, an initiative of the Center for Knowledge Societies was held at Vihara Innovation Campus, New Delhi. Sumandro Chattapadhyay was a panelist.

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Guerrilla GLAMː An alternate way of doing GLAM in indie-way

by Subhashish Panigrahi — last modified Dec 16, 2015 03:09 AM

I have been working on a concept called the Guerrilla GLAM. Here is a very quick summary about the concept that was published in the GLAM-wiki newsletter for November.

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Design Public Conclave, 6th Edition

by Amber Sinha — last modified Jun 18, 2016 04:45 PM

The 6th edition of the Design Public Conclave was hosted by Civic Labs, an initiative of the Center for Knowledge Studies, and part of the Vihara Innovation Network, in partnership with Social Innovation Exchange, Okapi, Business World, Business World for Smart Cities, and the Delhi Jal Board.

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CIS Participated in T20 Mumbai, Regional Consultation Meeting, October 19, 2015

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Oct 20, 2015 01:54 PM
October 19, 2015

This is the first time that a T20 event, which is a series of preparatory meetings towards G20 summits, is taking place in India. Sumandro Chattapadhyay represented CIS in this consultation, and was a discussant in the session on Technology, Services, and Skills.

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OCR and OER – update

by Subhashish Panigrahi — last modified Jun 18, 2016 05:09 PM

We welcome this short posting from Subhashish Panigrahi which updates a 2014 posting of his on Indic Language Wikipedias as Open Educational Resources at http://education.okfn.org/indic-language-wikipedias-as-open-educational-resources/

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Transformaking 2015 : International Summit on Critical and Transformative Making, Yogyakarta

by Sharath Chandra Ram — last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:00 PM
October 17, 2015

Transformaking 2015 brought together makers, scientist, hackers, bricoleurs, researchers, artists, designers and other interdisciplinary practitioners from across the globe in a series of Residency and Research Program, Symposium, Exhibition, Fair, and Satellite Projects. It was held from August 10 to September 20, 2015. Transformaking 2015 was organized by HONF Foundation & CATEC (Culture Arts Technoloy Empowerment Community) in partnership with the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), Common Room, Crosslab, and Nicelab.

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Software Freedom Day 2015, Bengaluru

Sep 19, 2015 from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM Centre for Internet and Society, 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bengaluru 560071, by Subhashish Panigrahi
September 18, 2015

We are celebrating Software Freedom Day in Bengaluru this 19 September 2015. Time & Date: 3 pm, 19 September 2015 Venue: Centre for Internet and Society, 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bengaluru 560071

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Mini Unconference on Openness in Development, Bangalore

Oct 01, 2015 from 04:30 PM to 08:00 PM No.37 Crescent Road, Near Race Course, Opp. Mallige Hospital, High Grounds, Bangalore 560001, by Prasad Krishna
September 18, 2015

Singapore Internet Research Centre and the Centre for Internet & Society are partnering together to hold a mini unconference session on Openness in Development on Day 2 of SIRCA III workshop.

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"Sau Dhuni Teen" project: Wikipedia workshop in TISS, Mumbai

from Aug 22, 2015 12:00 AM to Aug 24, 2015 12:00 AM Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, by Abhinav Garule
September 14, 2015

A two-day multilingual Wikipedia workshop is being planned to be organised at the Women's Studies Department of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai during the 22nd through the 24th August.

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