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The Mirror in the Enigma: How Germany lost World War II to a Mathematical Theorem
by elonnai hickok published Aug 04, 2011 last modified Sep 22, 2011 07:53 AM — filed under: ,
Today we use encryption in pretty much everything — cellphones, Internet, banking, satellites, and spaceships. How far have we come since the days of the Enigma and how does it affect our daily lives? CIS invites you to attend a short lecture by Rohit Gupta on August 12, 2011.
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Framing an Alternative Approach to the Jan Lokpal
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 01, 2011 last modified Oct 11, 2011 11:42 AM — filed under:
The National Campaign for Peoples' Right to Information (NCPRI) and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organizing a public talk on "Framing an Alternative Approach to the Jan Lokpal" on Friday, August 5, 2011 at CIS, Bangalore. Shankar Singh, Nikhil Dey and Aruna Roy of MKSS and NCPRI will be speaking.
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Socio-financial Online Networks: Globalizing Micro-Credit through Micro-transactional Networked Platforms – A Public Lecture by Radhika Gajalla
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 24, 2011 — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society invites you to a public lecture by Prof. Radhika Gajalla of Bowling Green State University. She will give a lecture on how microfinance online functions through the social networked online space and the micro-transactional abilities of the interface together work to enhance financialization of the globe.
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Internet Surveillance Policy: “…the second time as farce?” – A Public Lecture by Caspar Bowden
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 23, 2011 last modified Sep 08, 2011 03:19 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, invites you to a public lecture by Caspar Bowden*, the Chief Privacy Adviser of Microsoft’s Worldwide Technology Office, on Internet Surveillance Policy: “…the second time as farce?
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The Task of the Translator after Google
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 28, 2011 last modified Oct 07, 2011 05:36 AM — filed under: ,
Hans Verghese Mathews, a distinguished fellow with the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) will give a public lecture on April 30, 2011.
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Public Talk by Dr. Ian Brown on Privacy, Trust and Biometrics
by Nishant Shah published Mar 20, 2011 last modified Apr 04, 2011 07:15 AM — filed under: ,
Trust is hard to build, but easy to lose. What factors affect individuals' trust in new technologies? How can governments create citizen trust in biometric security tools? Can biometrics be designed to be privacy-friendly? And how did these questions lead to the cancellation of the UK's national identity scheme, after a decade of development costing tens of millions of pounds? About the speaker: Dr Ian Brown's research is focused on public policy issues around information and the Internet, particularly privacy and copyright. He also works in the more technical fields of communications security and healthcare informatics.
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Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson to lecture at Development Café meet-up
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2010 last modified Mar 07, 2011 11:11 AM — filed under: ,
Development Café (DC) is hosting its second meet-up at the Centre for Internet and Society on Friday, 3 December 2010. Mr. Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson, serial entrepreneur and founder of Akvo, a non-profit foundation with focus on water and sanitation, will give a lecture.
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Network Culture: Archaeological and Artistic Interventions Public Seminar – Talk by Kristoffer Gansing and Linda Hilfing
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 19, 2010 last modified Dec 01, 2010 07:07 AM — filed under:
Kristoffer Gansing and Linda Hilfling will give a talk on Network Culture on 8 November 2010 in the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore.
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Pass the Packet, Please?
by Sanchia de Souza published Jul 09, 2009 last modified Sep 30, 2011 08:40 AM — filed under:
Talk by Ashwin Jacob Mathew
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Transparency and Politics: Talk by Barun Mitra
by Zainab Bawa published Apr 22, 2009 last modified Aug 03, 2011 09:53 AM — filed under:
A talk by Barun Mitra, Chairperson of the Liberty Institute, a Delhi-based think tank, was held at CIS recently, organised by Zainab Bawa in relation to her CIS-RAW project on 'Transparency and Politics'. In this post, the third in a series exploring questions of transparency and politics, Zainab reports on the lecture and discussion.
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