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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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Tactical Media 3.0--FOSS: The Dynamics of Freedom

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:42 PM

CIS Executive Director Sunil Abraham will speak at 'Tactical Media 3.0--Foss: The Dynamics of Freedom', a workshop on techniques and philosophy of Free and Open Source Software, 27 July to 1 August, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

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Presentation at TIFR: 'Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons'

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:42 PM

CIS Distinguished Fellow Dr. Subbiah Arunachalam will give a talk titled 'Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons' at TIFR, Mumbai, on Friday, 24 July 2009.

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Presentation at IDRC:  ‘Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons -- A Southern Perspective’

Presentation at IDRC: ‘Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons -- A Southern Perspective’

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:59 PM

Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam, CIS Distinguished Fellow, will give a talk titled 'Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons -- A Southern Perspective' at IDRC, Ottawa, Canada, on 13 July 2009.

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International School at the Digital Media program of the University of Texas at Austin - Portugal Collaboratory (CoLab)

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:08 PM

Applications are now open for the first International School on Digital Transformation, to be held July 19-24, 2009, at the University of Porto in Porto, Portugal. The School is accepting applications from advanced students and recent graduates from around the world with an interest in how digital technologies are changing societies and the world as a whole.

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Open access conference seeks to free research

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 04:10 PM

Article by Amulya Gopalakrishnan in the Indian Express (New Delhi), 26 March 2009

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