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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Aug 30, 2015 06:52 AM

Knowledge Sharing Workshop with MIDO and Joosk

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jun 18, 2015 01:48 AM
June 18, 2015

Sumandro Chattapadhyay led a knowledge sharing workshop with members of Myanmar ICT Development Organisation (MIDO) and Joosk, a design firm that works closely with MIDO.

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Right to Information Act and Open Data Policy in India

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jun 18, 2015 01:27 AM
June 18, 2015

Sumandro led a knowledge sharing session at this event organized by Myanmar ICT Development Organization (MIDO) on May 14, 2015.

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Open Street Map "Mapping Workshop"

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Jun 17, 2015 04:47 PM
June 17, 2015

I conducted a workshop titled "OpenStreetMap Mapping Workshop" on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Phandeeyar. The workshop was attended by 20 enthusiasts. This involved organisations that work on resource issues, mostly on land grabbing, a start-up company that is planning to offer location-based local news feeds, a representative of MIDO, and an organisation that sells children’s books.

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Odia Wikipedia Set to Celebrate 13 Years of Volunteer Contributions

by Subhashish Panigrahi — last modified Aug 22, 2015 04:54 PM

Odia Wikipedia, one of the first of several Indian language Wikipedia projects, is ready to celebrate 13 glorious years of free knowledge contribution on June 3.

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What is the Open Data Movement & Why Does it Matter?

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Jun 18, 2015 01:12 AM
June 18, 2015

I gave a talk at this event organized by Phandeeyar on May 13, 2015 in Yangon. About 25 delegates attended the event.

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Wikipedia Campus at Oxford College

by Subhashish Panigrahi — last modified May 27, 2015 02:22 PM
May 27, 2015

CIS-A2K collaborated with the Oxford College of Engineering, Bommanahalli, Bangalore on April 24, 2015 for introducing Wikimedia projects at their institution. Radhakrishna, a senior Wikimedian from Bangalore provided the crucial introduction and worked closely with the A2K team in conducting all the activities.

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Now you can search Google in Kannada, in your handwriting

by Prasad Krishna — last modified May 09, 2015 08:29 AM

All you need to do is to make changes in settings on your phone or tablet.

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ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷା ପାଇଁ ଡିଜିଟାଲ ଅସୁବିଧା

by Subhashish Panigrahi — last modified May 27, 2015 03:22 PM

This paper was presented at the 2nd National Language Seminar by CIS-A2K Pogramme Officer Subhashish Panigrahi. In the paper, Panigrahi discusses about the hindrances of mass use of Odia language on the internet and how that is impacting in overall contribution of people in the language.

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NASA International Open Data Challenge 2015

from Apr 11, 2015 09:00 AM to Apr 12, 2015 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (opposite Domlur Club and very near to TERI complex), by Sharath Chandra Ram
April 27, 2015

As part of the initial NASA Open Government 2.0 plan, the NASA International Open Data challenge brings together the FOSS community, citizen scientists, open data practitioners , open hardware enthusiasts and students for collaborative problem solving with the goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on Earth and life in Space.

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