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New Project to Assess Potential of Creating Open Government Data Initiatives in Chile, Ghana and Turkey

New Project to Assess Potential of Creating Open Government Data Initiatives in Chile, Ghana and Turkey

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:44 AM

Steve Bratt, CEO of the World Wide Web Foundation (founded in 2009 by Tim Berners-Lee) has made an announcement on moving forward with a project to assess the potential of creating open government data initiatives in Chile, Ghana, and Turkey - the first step of what we hope to be a global initiative focusing on low- and middle-income countries.

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Open is the Future

by Prasad Krishna last modified May 01, 2011 02:55 AM

The third Open World Forum will gather together decision-makers from the open digital world, in Paris. 1,500 participants from 40 countries will come together to analyze the technological, economic and social impact of Open Source, the invisible engine behind the digital revolution. The aim: to interpret future trends and cross-fertilize initiatives.

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The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:56 AM

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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A letter to CGIAR in support of Open Access

A letter to CGIAR in support of Open Access

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:57 AM

Professor Subbiah Arunachalam wrote a letter to CGIAR apprising them of the need for, and advantages of making their research output Open Access.

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An open answer to Office

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:38 PM

OpenOffice with its new features is giving Microsoft Word tough competition, says Deepa Kurup in this article published by The Hindu on March 14, 2010.

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Wiki's worth, on a different turf

Wiki's worth, on a different turf

by Sunil Abraham last modified Oct 23, 2012 08:33 AM

An Indian duo–a programmer and a mathematician–have developed a tool to expose anonymous writers and cleanse Wikipedia of rogue editors

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Time Out Bengaluru - Software Patenting

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 16, 2013 06:39 AM

An article by Akhila Seetharaman published as a precursor to the national public meeting on software patents held on 4th in Bangalore.

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When the virtual world gets a room

When the virtual world gets a room

by Prasad last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:09 PM

Wikipedians have found a permanent abode, and the comfort of increasing numbers, at the office of the Centre for Internet and Society, a research and advocacy organisation.

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Watch what you read on that website

by Prasad last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:10 PM

Google has decided to give newspapers better control over their content appearing on the search engine but netizens don’t seem too pleased about it, says an article by NT Balanarayan of DNA on December 9, 2009

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Present, tense: Future classrooms

Present, tense: Future classrooms

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:11 PM

An article by Nishant Shah in the December issue of Teacher Plus - the magazine for the contemporary teacher.

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Asia Source 3 Meeting

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:27 PM

The Asia Source 3 Meeting Reinforces Asian Free and Open Source Software Movement - More than 150 Asian Open Source activists met in the Philippines from 07th November to 12th November to discuss the latest IT-tools for NGOs and SMEs and this time the Main Theme of Asia Source 3 was: Building Capacities and Empowering Humanity through FOSS

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Imagining the Internet – A History and Forecast

Imagining the Internet – A History and Forecast

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:26 PM

Workshop: A Rights-Based Framework - Open Standards - A report on the workshop by Senior segment producer, Janna Anderson - IGF 2009 – Egypt – Sharm El Sheikh (Nov 15th, 2009)

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Open Debate

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:34 PM

Deepa Kurup's article in Frontline on the battle over open standards in e-governance.

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Open Source Peluang tidak Terbatas Industri TIK (GCOS 2009)

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:45 PM

JAKARTA--MI: Perangkat lunak Open Source membuka peluang tak terbatas untuk mengembangkan industri di bidang teknologi informasi dan komunikasi (TIK) dalam negeri sekaligus sumber daya manusia di sektor TIK. GCOS '09 was organized by AOSI (Asosiasi open Source Indonesia) and was supported by the State Ministry of Research and Technology and the Ministry Communication Information Technology. The Global Conference on Open Source was held on 26th and 27th of October, 2009 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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GCOS 2009

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:44 PM

The Global Conference on Open Source, held on 26th and 27th of October, 2009 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia was organized by AOSI (Asosiasi open Source Indonesia) and was supported by the State Ministry of Research and Technology and the Ministry Communication Information Technology.

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Quantifying India's research output - Public Lecture by Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 02:54 PM

International Strategic and Security Studies Programme, IISc. Bangalore, is organizing a Public lecture by Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam on Friday, Sept 25th, on Quantifying India's research output.

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Highest wiki taker

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:04 PM

Bangaloreans are beginning to debate if Wikipedia is a reliable source of info, reports Shweta Taneja. TimeOut Bangalore, published an article on the upcoming WikiWars event that the Centre for Internet and Society is organising in January 2010. Nishant Shah, Director Research, was interviewed for his views and ideas about the event and the rise of Wikipedia as a global knowledge production system.

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Wikipedia Academy in Mangalore

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:20 PM

The one-day workshop will focus on the use of Indian languages in Wikipedia, editing and its application in academics.

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Is NASSCOM anti-Open Standards?

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:43 PM

Article by Shalini Singh on techgoss.com, 10 July 2009

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