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Simiran Lalvani - Workers’ fictive kinship relations in Mumbai app-based food delivery
Working in the gig-economy has been associated with economic vulnerabilities. However, there are also moral and affective vulnerabilities as workers find their ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Aug 16, 2019 12:47 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Digital Native: How an information overload affects what you forward
The information overload of social media sharing can make us act against our better judgement. by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 03, 2019 01:12 AM — Filed under:
Digital Native: Lessons from Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp going down
The day when three social-media apps refused to load. by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 03, 2019 01:19 AM — Filed under:
March 2019 Newsletter
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) newsletter for the month of March 2019. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 18, 2019 02:14 AM — Filed under: , ,
Digital Native: Three things we need to realise about what TikTok is doing to us
Fifteen seconds is all that will take for TikTok to own you. by Nishant Shah last modified Jun 09, 2019 05:27 AM — Filed under:
October 2017 Newsletter
October 2017 Newsletter by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 10, 2018 12:53 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
November 2017 Newsletter
November 2017 Newsletter by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 10, 2018 01:57 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital native: Let there be life
The first robot citizen of the world is from Saudi Arabia, and she has the dubious fame of having more rights than human counterparts in the country. by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 09, 2018 04:05 PM — Filed under:
Digital native: Rebellion by Google Doc
The List is an example of the power of digital anonymity and solidarity. But we need to move beyond it. by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 09, 2018 04:19 PM — Filed under:
Digital native: The age of consent
Just like porn is not real life, all news is not real news. It’s time, therefore, to come of age in the 18th year of this century. by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 10, 2018 02:17 AM — Filed under:
January 2018 Newsletter
January 2018 Newsletter by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 01, 2018 01:35 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Internet Researchers' Conference 2018 (IRC18): Offline, February 22-24, Sambhaavnaa Institute
We are proud to announce that the third edition of the Internet Researchers' Conference series will be held at the Sambhaavnaa Institute, Kandbari (Himachal ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Jul 02, 2018 06:30 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Archives and Access
The monograph by Aparna Balachandran and Rochelle Pinto, is a material history of the Internet archives. It examines the role of the archivist and the changing ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 17, 2015 11:06 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Rethinking Conditions of Access
P. P. Sneha explores the possibilities of redefining the idea of access through the channels of education and learning. by Sneha PP last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:35 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Framing the Digital AlterNatives
They effect social change through social media, place their communities on the global map, and share spiritual connections with the digital world - meet the ... by Nilofar Ansher last modified May 08, 2015 12:28 PM — Filed under: , , ,
A.I. Hype Cycles and Artistic Subversions
Gene Kogan will give a talk on "A.I. hype cycles and artistic subversions" on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Centre for Internet and Society office, 6 pm - 8 ... by Sharath Chandra Ram last modified Jan 01, 2016 07:52 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
December 2015 Bulletin
Our newsletter for the month of December 2015 is below. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 13, 2016 02:07 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
RAW Lectures #02: Anil Menon on 'Undermining the Tyrant’s Protocols: Speculative Fiction and Freedom'
Anil Menon will give a talk on 'Undermining the Tyrant’s Protocols: Speculative Fiction and Freedom' at the Centre for Internet and Society's office in ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Feb 09, 2016 08:43 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Digital Futures of Indian Languages - Notes from the Consultation
A consultation on 'digital futures of Indian languages' was held at the CIS office in Bangalore on December 12, 2015, to generate ideas and structure the ... by Tejaswini Niranjana last modified Jan 15, 2016 05:55 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Making in the Humanities – Some Questions and Conflicts
The following is an abstract for a proposed chapter on 'making' in the humanities, which has been accepted for publication in a volume titled 'Making ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:46 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Mathematisation of the Urban and not Urbanisation of Mathematics: Smart Cities and the Primitive Accumulation of Data - Accepted Abstract
"Many accounts of smart cities recognise the historical coincidence of cybernetic control and neoliberal capital. Even where it is machines which process the ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:47 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
WhatsApp and Transnational Lower-End Trading Networks
This post by Maitrayee Deka is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Maitrayee is a postdoctoral research fellow with the EU FP7 project, P2P value ... by Maitrayee Deka last modified Sep 13, 2015 10:44 AM — Filed under: , ,
WhatsApp and the Creation of a Transnational Sociality
This post by Maitrayee Deka is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. Maitrayee is a postdoctoral research fellow with the EU FP7 project, P2P value ... by Maitrayee Deka last modified Jul 10, 2015 04:22 AM — Filed under: , ,
Mock-Calling – Ironies of Outsourcing and the Aspirations of an Individual
This post by Sreedeep is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. He is an independent photographer and a Fellow at the Centre for Public Affairs and ... by Sreedeep last modified Aug 06, 2015 05:00 AM — Filed under: , , ,
'Originality,' 'Authenticity,' and 'Experimentation': Understanding Tagore’s Music on YouTube
This post by Ipsita Sengupta is part of the 'Studying Internets in India' series. In this essay, she explores the responses to various renditions of songs ... by Ipsita Sengupta last modified Jul 07, 2016 02:18 AM — Filed under: , ,
Studying the Emerging Database State in India: Notes for Critical Data Studies (Accepted Abstract)
"Critical Data Studies (CDS) is a growing field of research that focuses on the unique theoretical, ethical, and epistemological challenges posed by 'Big ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
New Modes and Sites of Humanities Practice
An extended survey of digital initiatives in arts and humanities practices in India was undertaken during the last year. Provocatively called 'mapping digital ... by Puthiya Purayil Sneha last modified Jun 30, 2016 04:45 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Call for Essays: Studying Internet in India
As Internet makes itself comfortable amidst everyday lives in India, it becomes everywhere and everyware, it comes in 40 MBPS Unlimited and in chhota recharges ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Jul 04, 2016 12:48 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
RBI Consultation Paper on P2P Lending: Legality and Implications
The Reserve Bank of India published a Consultation Paper on Peer-to-Peer Lending on April 28, 2016. The Paper proposes to bring the P2P lending platforms under ... by Pavishka Mittal last modified May 31, 2016 01:25 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
RBI Consultation Paper on P2P Lending: Data Security and Privacy Concerns
On April 28, 2016 the Reserve Bank of India published a consultation paper on P2P Lending and invited comments from the public on the same. The Paper discusses ... by Vipul Kharbanda last modified Jun 01, 2016 11:41 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,