Posts

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

The Attention Economy - A Brief Introduction

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Apr 03, 2015 10:48 AM

This post examines attention economy as a brief prelude to a paper and monograph to be published on it. It examines the current theses on attention economy and a few approaches to reading attention economy in gaming besides foregrounding the attention economy and its functions and influence in MMORPGs.

The Attention Economy - A Brief Introduction - Read More…

An Artist's Hunt for Lost Stepwells

An Artist's Hunt for Lost Stepwells

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM

As part of the Maps for Making Change project, Kakoli Sen has brought to light some facts which she stumbled upon while mapping the stepwells in Vadodara. She mapped these and also discovered 14 such architectural heritage structures. The news was covered in the Times of India.

An Artist's Hunt for Lost Stepwells - Read More…

Mapping the Things that Affect Us

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM

'Map for making change' is a project using geographical mapping techniques to support struggles for social justice in India

Mapping the Things that Affect Us - Read More…

Their India has No Borders

Their India has No Borders

by Anja Kovacs — last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:08 PM

Bangalore felt far for them, they would mark it outside the country. India, for migrant labourers, is different from the India we know

Their India has No Borders - Read More…

Digital Natives at Republica 2010

by Nishant Shah — last modified May 15, 2015 11:35 AM

Nishant Shah from the Centre for Internet and Society, made a presentation at the Re:Publica 2010, in Berlin, about its collaborative project (with Hivos, Netherlands) "Digital Natives with a Cause?" The video for the presentation, along with an extensive abstract is now available here.

Digital Natives at Republica 2010 - Read More…

Public Event: Exploring Maps for Making Change

Apr 28, 2010 from 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM Centre for Internet and Society, No. 194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560 071, by Anja Kovacs

The Centre for Internet and Society, in collaboration with Tactical Tech, would like to invite you to 'A Conversation on Maps for Making Change - Using Geographical Mapping Techniques to Support Struggles for Social Justice in India', at the Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore.

Public Event: Exploring Maps for Making Change - Read More…

Third Maps for Making Change Workshop: Using Geographical Mapping Techniques to Support Struggles for Social Justice in India

from Apr 26, 2010 04:30 AM to Apr 28, 2010 08:30 PM Visthar, Bangalore, by Anja Kovacs

The third and final workshop in the Maps for Making Change project will take place at Visthar, in Bangalore, from 26 until 28 April. During this workshop, participants will fine-tune and polish their maps; explore ways to connect with broader movements and disseminate their maps among target audiences; and reflect on their own experiences so as to distill learnings that can help us decide where to go from here. While participation in the workshop is closed, the workshop will end with a public event at the CIS office on 28 April, from 4 pm onwards, open to everybody (more information to follow soon). If you, too, share our interest in mapping for social change, then do join us there.

Third Maps for Making Change Workshop: Using Geographical Mapping Techniques to Support Struggles for Social Justice in India - Read More…

Maps for Making Change Wiki Now Open to the Public

by Anja Kovacs — last modified Oct 05, 2015 03:05 PM

Since December 2009, CIS has been coordinating and nurturing the Maps for Making Change project, organised in collaboration with Tactical Tech. During the past four months, participants have been on a challenging yet fertile and inspiring journey that is now slowly coming to an end. Would you like to know more about what has happened in the time that has passed? The Maps for Making Change wiki is a good place to start.

Maps for Making Change Wiki Now Open to the Public - Read More…

Second Maps for Making Change Workshop: Using Geographical Mapping Techniques to Support Struggles for Social Justice in India

from Feb 01, 2010 02:30 AM to Feb 03, 2010 12:30 PM National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, by Anja Kovacs

The second workshop of the Maps for Making Change project will take place at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, from 1 until 3 February 2010. The workshop will allow a select group of activists and supporters of social movements and campaigns in India to start developing digital maps that they can use in their advocacy work, under the expert guidance of international digital mapping rights activists, Indian mapping experts, design professionals and techies with an interest in activism. The workshop is organised by the Centre for Internet and Society and Tactical Tech, in cooperation with MediaShala at NID.

Second Maps for Making Change Workshop: Using Geographical Mapping Techniques to Support Struggles for Social Justice in India - Read More…

Re:wiring Bodies: Call for Review

by Nishant Shah — last modified Apr 03, 2015 10:50 AM

Dr. Asha Achuthan's research project on "Rewiring Bodies" is a part of the Researchers @ Work Programme at the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore. From her vantage position, straddling the disciplines of medicine an Cultural Studies, through a gendered perspective. Dr. Achutan historicises the attitudes, imaginations and policies that have shaped the Science-Technology debates in India, to particularly address the ways in which emergence of Internet Technologies have shaped notions of gender and body in India.

Re:wiring Bodies: Call for Review - Read More…

Document Actions