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by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 13, 2015 10:41 AM

Digital native: Ever on the go

by Nishant Shah — last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:54 PM

It is time to insist that the infrastructure of digital India is accompanied by the infrastructure of care for the digital Indian.When the telephone was first introduced as a mass communication tool, one of the biggest fears was that it would allow people to lie and cheat at will.

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Digital native: Not only words

by Nishant Shah — last modified Aug 07, 2017 03:33 PM

Emoticons, or if you prefer the original Japanese word emojis, are everywhere. We are used to emoticons in all shapes and sizes — from animated gifs jumping out at us on our social media feed to yellow-faced smileys that we use to add tone and feeling, nuance and layers to our text-heavy conversations in the digital world.

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Dr. Prerna Prabhakar - Impact of Digitisation of Land Recods in Rural India (Delhi, July 07, 5 pm)

Jul 07, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Saikat Datta

It is our priviledge to annouce that Dr. Prerna Prabhakar will be the speaker for the July #FirstFridayAtCIS event. Dr. Prabhakar is an Associate Fellow with the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). She is involved in a project that looks at the digitisation of land records in India and its impact on land ownership across the country. In the talk, she will evaluate the impact that digitisation of land records has had in parts of rural India. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.

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CISxScholars Delhi - Harsh Gupta - FAT ML for Lawyers and Lawmakers (June 29, 5:30 pm)

Jun 29, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

We are proud to announce that Harsh Gupta will discuss "FAT ML (Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Machine Learning) for Lawyers and Lawmakers" at the CIS office in Delhi on Thursday, June 29, at 5:30 pm. This will be a two and half hour session: beginning with a 45 minute talk, followed by 15 minute break, another talk for 45 minutes, and then a discussion session. Please RSVP if you are joining us: <[email protected]>.

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Digital Native: On mute, the Voice of the People

by Nishant Shah — last modified Jul 05, 2017 05:04 PM

We are at the mercy of trigger-happy governments and profit-hungry corporations that hold our digital lives ransom. They have the capacity to censor, contain, control and eradicate all our digital data without our consent and without repercussions.

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Digital Native: In digiville attention is Currency

by Nishant Shah — last modified Jul 05, 2017 04:40 PM

The increased importance on attention and the lack of it on social media gives all the more reason why we need to be discerning about what we invest our attention upon.

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May 2017 Newsletter

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jun 17, 2017 02:46 AM

Welcome to the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for May 2017.

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Japleen Pasricha - Gendered Spaces in Digital Rights (Delhi, June 02, 5 pm)

Jun 02, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay

It is our priviledge to annouce that Japleen Pasricha will be the speaker for the June #FirstFridayAtCIS event. Japleen smashes the patriarchy for a living, and is Founder & Editor-in-chief of Feminism in India. The talk will focus on her experience of working on gender and digital rights in India, the ways in which "gender" functions as a critical lens in digital rights discourse and practice in India (or not), and the gendered nature of digital rights spaces in India. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.

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Digital native: Look before you (digitally) leap

Digital native: Look before you (digitally) leap

by Nishant Shah — last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:22 AM

Creating a digital future is great, but there’s a serious need to secure the infrastructure first.

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Consultative Meeting for a Digital Archive Lab

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jun 08, 2017 01:07 PM
June 08, 2017

A meeting for a digital archive lab was held at the Centre for Community Knowledge, Ambedkar University in New Delhi on May 20, 2017. P.P. Sneha participated in the meeting.

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