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January 2013 Bulletin

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jun 11, 2013 11:56 AM

We at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) wish you all a great year ahead and welcome you to the first issue of our newsletter for the year 2013. This issue brings you an overview of our research programs, events organised and participated, news and media coverage, and videos of recent events.

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Not Just Fancy Television

by Nishant Shah — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:45 AM

Nishant Shah reviews Ben Hammersley's book "64 Things You Need to Know for Then: How to Face the Digital Future Without Fear ", published by Hodder & Stoughton

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November 2012 Bulletin

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Jan 06, 2013 01:59 PM

Welcome to the newsletter of November 2012 from the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). The present issue features an analysis of Section 66A of the IT Act by Pranesh Prakash, comments on the draft Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, an introduction to 12 mobile devices that we are researching as part of the Pervasive Technologies project, submissions of civil society in relation to the revision of International Telecommunication Regulations that are to take place at the ITU's World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai, updates from the Wikipedia community on Indic languages, and news and media coverage.

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Alt needs to Shift

Alt needs to Shift

by Nishant Shah — last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:03 AM

People maybe talking more online, but they all seem to be talking about the same kind of thing.

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Whose Change Is It Anyway? | DML2013

by Nishant Shah — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:47 AM

As a preparation for the DML conference, Nishant Shah had an interview with Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs. Nishant Shah is chair of 'Whose Change Is It Anyway? Futures, Youth, Technology And Citizen Action In The Global South (And The Rest Of The World)' track at DML2013. Here, he talks about shifts in citizen engagement in Indian politics and civics, and the underlying significance of these changes.

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October 2012 Bulletin

by Prasad Krishna — last modified Nov 08, 2012 11:42 AM

Welcome to the newsletter of October 2012 from the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS). The present issue features an analysis by Ujwala Uppaluri of the Delhi High Court’s judgment in Super Cassettes v. MySpace, announcement of public call for comments for reports on “Banking and Accessibility in India” and “Making TV Accessible in India”, and updates on Indic languages.

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The Rules of Engagement

The Rules of Engagement

by Nishant Shah — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:48 AM

Why the have-nots of the digital world can sometimes be mistaken as trolls. I am not sure if you have noticed, but lately, the people populating our social networks have started to be more diverse than before.

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One. Zero.

One. Zero.

by Nishant Shah — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:50 AM

The digital world is the world of twos. All our complex interactions, emotional negotiations, business transactions, social communication and political subscriptions online can be reduced to a string of 1s and 0s, as machines create the networks for the human beings to speak. So sophisticated is this network of digital infrastructure that we forget how our languages of connection are constantly being transcribed in binary code, allowing for the information to be transmitted across the web.

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Deconstructing Digital Natives: Young People, Technology and the New Literacies

Deconstructing Digital Natives: Young People, Technology and the New Literacies

by Nishant Shah — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:51 AM

Nishant Shah was invited to do a book review of a new anthology 'Deconstructing Digital Natives', edited by Michael Thomas. The review was published in Routledge's Journal of Children and Media on July 18, 2012.

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Citizen Activism the Past Decade

Citizen Activism the Past Decade

by Nilofar Ansher — last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:52 AM

Call for Contributions to the ‘Digital Natives with a Cause?’ newsletter, ‘Citizen Activism the Past Decade’. Deadline: August 15, 2012.

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