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For the love of Konkani: Preserving Goa's official language
With many local dialects on the brink of extinction, Joanna Lobo meets the language conservationists who have taken it upon themselves to preserve Goa's ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 30, 2013 05:13 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Konkani Wikipedia in the making
Process of uploading the four volumes of Konkani encyclopaedia will be completed in six months’ time. by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 30, 2013 09:11 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Goa University announces plan to upload Konkani encyclopedia on Wikipedia
The Goa University, on Thursday, re-launched the four volumes of Konkani Vishwakosh (Konkani encyclopedia), and announced its ambitious plan to upload the same ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 03, 2013 09:14 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Goa University Partners CIS India To Build Konkani Wikipedia
The Goa university has entered into a three year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) for building the Konkani ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 03, 2013 09:44 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Odisha: Wikipedia workshop at IIMC, Dhenkanal
Wikipedia workshop was held at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, on Monday. The workshop was inaugurated by Head of IIMC, Dhenkanal, Dr ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 03, 2013 10:15 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Arduino Introductory Workshop at CIS
The Centre for Internet & Society organised a hands-on-free Arduino workshop in its office on March 3, 2012. Video is now online! by Priya Kuber last modified May 01, 2012 07:50 AM — Filed under:
‘Some Indian laws could be challenging’
Wikipedia’s founder member Erik Möller says their principle is not to decide the map of India, but to explain that there is a controversy. by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 19, 2012 04:40 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Profit by Sharing: Anatomy of an Open Source Hardware Business
Ian Lesnet, founder of DangerousPrototypes will give a lecture on open hardware and open source at the Centre for Internet & Society office in Bengaluru on ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 17, 2012 09:58 AM — Filed under: , ,
Comments on the Statistical Disclosure Control Report
This submission presents comments by the Centre for Internet and Society, India (“CIS”) on the ​Statistical Disclosure Control Report published on March 30th ... by Srinivs Kodali and Amber Sinha last modified Mar 13, 2019 12:28 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Train The Trainer 2017
by Manasa Rao last modified Jun 07, 2017 08:43 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Digitisation, Wikimedia Commons and Wikisource Orientation Workshop at Vigyan Ashram, Pabal, Pune District
A digitization workshop was held at Vigyan Ashram, following the success of the introductory workshop in February. by Subodh Kulkarni last modified Jun 07, 2017 08:37 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Marathi Wikipedia Symposium at Gokhale Institute Of Politics & Economics
A strategic symposium on Marathi Wikipedia and its sister projects was conducted on 29 April, 2017 by Subodh Kulkarni last modified Jun 07, 2017 08:45 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Thematic Edit-a-thon at J.P.Naik Centre for Education & Development, Pune
A Marathi Wikipedia workshop was held at the J.P. Naik Centre for Education and Development in Pune recently. by Subodh Kulkarni last modified Jun 07, 2017 08:59 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
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It has been a slow but steady move to make scholarship freely available, writes Prof. Arunachalam in an article published by the Indian Express on May 8, 2012. by Subbiah Arunachalam last modified May 09, 2012 03:44 AM — Filed under: ,
Future of Democracy
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and Tactical Tech Collective invite you to a talk by Smari McCarthy at CIS office in Bangalore on Monday, March 3, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 26, 2014 08:32 AM — Filed under: ,
Konkani Wikipedia next?
A quarter of the world’s Konkani speakers live in Goa. Which is why it should cheer us up to know that a Konkani Wikipedia is being shaped up. But unless more ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 01, 2013 08:32 AM — Filed under: , , ,
A Kannada Wikipedia Workshop at Sagara
On Sunday, July 28, 2013, a day-long Kannada Wikipedia workshop was conducted at Sagara, Shimoga Dist, Karnataka by the Centre for Internet and Society's ... by U.B.Pavanaja last modified Mar 25, 2014 08:51 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
July 2013 Bulletin
Our newsletter for the month of July 2013 can be accessed below. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 21, 2013 09:30 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Beyond Property Rights: Thinking About Moral Definitions of Openness
It is hard for Westerners to realize just how much we take for granted about intellectual property, and in particular, how much the property owner’s ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 07, 2013 09:43 AM — Filed under: , ,
An open data ecosystem can boost India's GDP by $22 B and double farmer income
MeiTY says increased data transparency will drive growth and improve governance across key industry sectors in the time to come. by Admin last modified May 23, 2018 02:37 PM — Filed under: , ,
The Wikimedia India Program Trust
A new entity, the “Wikimedia India Program Trust”, has now been formed and registered (in Delhi.) This will be the organization that will eventually drive ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 13, 2011 07:58 AM — Filed under:
Comments on Technical Standards for Interoperability Framework for E-Governance in India (Phase II)
The e-Governance Standards Division has called for public comments on the draft of the Technical Standards IFEG Phase II. We from the Centre for Internet and ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Feb 29, 2012 09:44 AM — Filed under:
Access to Knowledge Workshop @ NMAMIT, Karkala Taluk, Karnataka
The Centre for Internet & Society in collaboration with Metawing Technologies (P) Ltd. is organizing a Wikipedia workshop at NMAMIT, Karkala Taluk, Karnataka ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 19, 2012 07:20 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Odia waits for Google Translate debut - Nine Indian languages available
Odia getting the "classical" status last year was certainly a proud moment for the people of the state, but, it is yet to feature among the languages available ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 08, 2015 01:27 AM — Filed under: , , ,
[OpenGLAM] Nominate an OpenGLAM project today for the 2015 Muse Awards
It's that time of the year again to nominate projects for the Muse Awards! This is like the Oscar of GLAM awards in the USA and welcomes international ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 27, 2015 02:08 PM — Filed under: , ,
Right to Information Act and Open Data Policy in India
Sumandro led a knowledge sharing session at this event organized by Myanmar ICT Development Organization (MIDO) on May 14, 2015. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jun 18, 2015 01:27 AM — Filed under:
International Open Data Charter, Consultation Meeting, Delhi, July 09, 5:30 pm
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Jul 07, 2015 12:12 PM — Filed under: , , ,
SoI’s Open Series Maps Fails to Implement Public Sharing of Govt Data
Although it has made the topographic maps or the Open Series Maps available to general public, Survey of India’s (SoI) Nakshe portal will have to go through a ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 04, 2017 12:19 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Continuing community engagement: Communities of interest and Quarrying
In telling the stories of Indian Wikipedians, we bring to you the story of Dr. Diptanshu Das, a doctor and avid Wikipedian, working with WikiProject Medicine ... by Manasa Rao last modified May 19, 2017 03:23 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Mini TTT and MWT held in Kolkata
A regional version of Train The Trainer and MediaWiki Training was recently conducted in Kolkata. by Tito Dutta last modified Jun 28, 2017 09:53 AM — Filed under: , , , ,