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Digital Natives with a Cause? - Workshop in Chile seeks participants
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 24, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:50 PM — filed under:
The third and final workshop in the Digital Natives with a Cause? research project will take place in Santiago, Chile, from the 8 to 10 February. An open call for participation follows.
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Bright lights, geek city
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 28, 2011 last modified May 01, 2011 02:41 AM — filed under:
Bangalore serves as my anchor because this is where the geek is, says Nishant Shah. The news was published in the Hindu on April 28, 2011.
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Knowledge Warriors
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 24, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:50 PM — filed under:
Dieci anni fa, quando Jimmy "Jumbo" Wales lanciò l'idea di una piattaforma della conoscenza partecipativa e plurilingue, di tipo enciclopedico, basata sul web, pochi erano pronti a raccoglierla. L'industria della conoscenza era rigidamente divisa tra chi la produceva, chi la fruiva e chi mediava tra i due gruppi.
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Information, the world's new capital - Digital Natives
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 22, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 07:41 AM — filed under:
Information is the new capital and currency of the world, Nishant Shah, of the India-based Digital Natives with a Cause, told yesterday, 10 November 2010, as the three-day workshop on digital and internet technologies that brought together young delegates from nine African countries ended in Johannesburg, South Africa. "If the 20th century was the age of the industrial revolution, the 21st century is now actually the age of the knowledge information," Shah said.
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Native plays
by Radha Rao published Jan 04, 2010 last modified Jan 03, 2012 11:08 AM — filed under:
Online activist groups are helping change perceptions about the internet generation, says Shweta Taneja, Time Out Bengaluru.
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A Refreshing Start!
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 24, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:49 PM — filed under:
Parmesh Shahani enters the New Year inspired by the various ideas he’s been exposed to in The Hague and Lavasa.
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Digital Natives Research Project Coordinator
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 06, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 12:48 PM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, in collaboration with Hivos Netherlands, is looking for a Research Project Coordinator to help develop a knowledge network and coordinate international workshops for the project "Digital Natives with a Cause?"
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Mumbai Takes Note of Sexting, the Seamier Side of Texting
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 19, 2011 last modified Jun 23, 2011 09:55 AM — filed under:
When Chitra started getting SMSs and emails laced with sexual innuendoes from an unknown individual, she didn't tell her mother or rush to the police. The 21-year-old grew so despondent that she dialed a psychologist for help. This article was published in the Times of India on June 19, 2011.
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Lives suspended in the Web
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 11, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 03:45 PM — filed under:
When 14-year-old Manish sits behind his laptop, punching away at keys, his facial expressions reflecting his various online interactions, his parents stand in the doorway, watching curiously. Their son is physically at home, but to all purposes, lost in the limbo of the Internet. By all standards, Manish is a good, responsible young adult but his parents worry because they don’t seem to have any control over Manish’s online life. They find it difficult to understand the digital realms that he seamlessly integrates into his life.
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Can the twitterati change the world?
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 16, 2011 last modified Apr 01, 2011 04:30 PM — filed under:
Whether it is the Ganapati immersion in Mumbai or a labour union dharna at Jantar Mantar or a hunger strike in Kolkata, India has had a rich history of people coming out on the streets. However, as cities are reshaped in the image of a 'world-class city', public spaces are being steadily appropriated into gated communities which cater to an elite section of the population.
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