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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 by Nishant Shah last modified Apr 24, 2015 11:45 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Privacy in Healthcare: Policy Guide
The Health Policy Guide seeks to understand what are the legal regulations governing data flow in the health sector — particularly hospitals, and how are these ... by Tanvi Mani last modified Aug 31, 2014 03:18 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17) - Call for Sessions
It gives us great pleasure to announce that the second Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC17) will take place in Bengaluru on March 03-05, 2017. It will be ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Dec 12, 2016 01:40 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
RBI Directions on Account Aggregators
The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Directions for account aggregator services in India seem to lay great emphasis on data security by allowing only direct ... by Vipul Kharbanda and Elonnai Hickok last modified Oct 21, 2016 03:25 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights - Workshop Report
The Centre for Internet and Society held a one-day workshop on “Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms and Human Rights” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on the ... by Vidushi Marda, Akash Deep Singh and Geethanjali Jujjavarapu last modified Nov 18, 2016 12:58 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17) - Selection of Sessions
We have a wonderful range of session proposals for the second Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC17) to take place in Bengaluru on March 03-05, 2017. From ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Dec 12, 2016 01:37 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
CIS Statement on Right to Privacy Judgment
In an emphatic endorsement of the right to privacy, a nine judge constitutional bench unanimously upheld a fundamental right to privacy. The events leading to ... by Amber Sinha last modified Aug 31, 2017 06:13 PM — Filed under: , ,
Digital Natives Video Contest
The Everyday Digital Native Video Contest has its top five winners through public voting. by Prasad Krishna last modified May 08, 2015 12:35 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Digital Humanities in India?
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 05:05 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Open Government Data Study
CIS produced a report on the state of open government data in India, looking at policy, infrastructure, and particular case studies, as well as emerging ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Sep 03, 2015 08:08 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Call for Comments for Report on the Online Video Environment in India
The Open Video Alliance, the Centre for Internet and Society and iCommons are pleased to announce a public call for comments on version 1 of "Online Video ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 14, 2012 12:12 PM — Filed under: , ,
Call for Comments for Report on Open Government Data in India
The Centre for Internet & Society is pleased to announce a public call for comments on the Report on Open Government Data in India prepared by Glover Wright, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 01, 2013 05:50 AM — Filed under: , ,
Open Government Data in India (v2)
The first draft of the second version of the Open Government Data Report is now online. Nisha Thompson worked on updating the first version of the report. This ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:25 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Know your Users, Match their Needs!
As Free Access to Law initiatives in the Global South enter into a new stage of maturity, they must be certain not to lose sight of their users’ needs. The ... by Rebecca Schild last modified Feb 27, 2012 03:06 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Non Unicode ISCII Text Can be Converted to Unicode Now!
Odia Wikipedian Manoj Sahukar has designed a new tool which can convert non Unicode ISCII text to Odia Unicode text. A majority of the digitized text and web ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Dec 21, 2012 09:59 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Indic Language Wikipedias — Statistical Report — 2012
I have compiled the statistical update of the Indic language Wikipedias for the year 2012. As usual, in this report, my aim is to provide my perspectives on ... by Shiju Alex last modified Feb 03, 2013 02:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Celebrating Odia Wikipedia's Ninth Anniversary
Odia Wikipedia saw its first edit on January 29, 2004. After a dormancy of many years it got revived in 2011. To commemorate the effort of many volunteer ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Feb 28, 2013 04:32 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Wiki Women's Day in Goa
International Women's Day (IWD), also called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8, every year. There were a series of Wikipedia events ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Mar 19, 2013 06:32 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Indic Wikipedia Visualisation Project #1: Visualising Basic Parameters
Sajjad Anwar and Sumandro Chattapadhyay bring you a visualisation of the growth of Indic Wikipedia in this first post on Indic Wikipedia Visualisation project. ... by Sajjad Anwar and Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 26, 2013 10:04 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Indic Wikipedia Visualisation Project #2: Visualising Page Views and Project Pages
In this blog post, we bring you a visualisation of the page views statistics and the project specific pages that we created last month. The page views indicate ... by Sajjad Anwar and Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Apr 22, 2013 01:37 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Comments on the Draft ICAR Open Access Policy
The following comments were submitted to the Indian Council for Agricultural Research on May 23, 2013. by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified May 28, 2013 06:44 AM — Filed under: ,
Konkani Wikipedia Advances in 4 Days — From 90 Articles to 130 Articles!
There has been a rise of article contributions to the Konkani Wikipedia in a span of 4 days following a 4 day programme organized by the CIS-A2K team for M.A. ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Sep 03, 2013 10:37 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Train the Trainer Program
Wikipedians, about 20 of them, from 10 different cities, speaking 8 different languages, joined together for the first ever four days "Train the Trainer ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Nov 18, 2013 07:52 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K Narrative Report (September 2012 – June 2013)
This narrative report captures the work done by the Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team in the first ten months of the grant. The report also throws some light ... by Vishnu Vardhan, Nitika Tandon and Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Nov 30, 2013 11:18 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
CIS-A2K: Work Accomplished on Konkani Wikipedia
The Centre for Internet and Society’s Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K team) is pleased to share with you the key accomplishments about the work it accomplished on ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Dec 31, 2013 11:48 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
India Access To Knowledge/Draft Work plan July 2014 - June 2015
One of the key mandates of the Access to Knowledge (A2K) programme at the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is to work towards catalysing the growth of ... by T. Vishnu Vardhan last modified Apr 08, 2014 09:51 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
University of Mysore Re-releases Kannada Vishwakosha (Encyclopaedia) under Creative Commons Free License
The University of Mysore and the Centre for Internet and Society co-organized the Open Knowledge Day in Mysore on July 15, 2014. On this occasion Mysore ... by U.B.Pavanaja last modified Jul 24, 2014 07:03 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
NIE Steps in to Grow Konkani Wikipedia
The Centre for Internet & Society's Access to Knowledge team (CIS-A2K) signed a memorandum of agreement (MoU) with Nirmala Institute of Education, Goa to ... by T. Vishnu Vardhan last modified Oct 10, 2014 11:26 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Expanding the World of Telugu Wikipedia – CIS-A2K and ALC join hands
Students and faculty of Andhra Loyola College in Vijayawada aim to enhance Telugu Wikipedia through increased contributions to Wikipedia and make it available ... by T Vishnu Vardhan and Rahmanuddin Shaik last modified Sep 30, 2014 05:11 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Privacy vs. Transparency: An Attempt at Resolving the Dichotomy
The right to privacy has been articulated in international law and in some national laws. In a few countries where the constitution does not explicitly ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Mar 08, 2015 06:26 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,