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Blog Entry Ten Telugu Books Re-released Under CC-BY-SA 3.0 License
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Jun 22, 2014 last modified Jul 08, 2014 05:29 AM — filed under: , , , ,
For the first time in the history of Indian books, 10 Telugu books by a single author were released under Creative Commons license (CC-BY-SA 3.0) on June 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Golden Threshold, Abids, Hyderabad.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Odia Language gets a new Unicode Font Converter
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jun 20, 2014 last modified Jul 02, 2014 09:59 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Recently, I worked on designing a font encoding converter with a fellow Wikimedian Manoj Sahukar. We worked by taking the code of a converter that was made three years back and made it work for two fonts AkrutiOriSarala99 and AkrutiOriSarala that are used by the media industry for printing and publishing.
Located in Openness / Blog
Knowledge and Openness in the Digital Era
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 18, 2014 last modified Jul 04, 2014 11:28 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Andhra Loyola College and the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team invite you to a two-day national workshop on knowledge and openness in the digital era.
Located in Openness / Events
Blog Entry This Twitter Account Puts a Face to the Unsung Volunteer Editors Behind Wikipedia
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jun 18, 2014 last modified Jul 03, 2014 06:17 AM — filed under: , , ,
The life of a Wikipedia editor is an interesting one. Globally, about 100,000 editors edit the collaborative online encyclopedia's 30 million articles in 287 languages, including over 4.5 million in the English Wikipedia.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Twitter weekly Curation WeAreWikipedia brings one Wikipedian Every Week
by Diptiman Panigrahi published Jun 16, 2014 last modified Jun 16, 2014 06:16 AM — filed under: , , , ,
WeAreWikipedia is an initiative to bring in voices of Wikipedia contributors (known as Wikipedians). One Wikipedian curates the Twitter based handle for a week and tells interesting stories from his/her communities that are unheard to the rest of the globe. Started as a personal project by our program officer Subhashish Panigrahi it has brought 18 Wikipedians across the globe including 6 Indic language communities.
Located in Openness / Blog
Yogyakarta Meeting on Open Culture and Critical Making
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2014 last modified Jul 03, 2014 08:57 AM — filed under: ,
Sharath Chandra Ram will be part of the ASIA LABS theme panel and will also be doing community FOSS/FOSH workshops at the Maker events at the event organized by HONF Foundation, Catec, and r0g from June 12 to 15, 2014.
Located in News & Media
Open Data in Cultural Heritage – OpenGLAM in Germany
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 10, 2014 last modified Jul 28, 2014 09:49 AM — filed under: , ,
Subhashish Panigrahi took part in this event as a member of the OpenGLAM Working Group.
Located in News & Media
by Subbiah Arunachalam and Anirudh Sridhar published May 30, 2014 — filed under: , ,
The philosophy of openness is one that concerns itself with shifting power from centralized authorities of knowledge like owners to the community with its varied components like users, producers or contributors.
Located in Telecom / Knowledge Repository on Internet Access
Blog Entry Comments on the Open Licensing Policy Guidelines of the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology
by Nehaa Chaudhari published May 29, 2014 last modified Jun 30, 2014 11:26 AM — filed under: ,
The Centre for Internet and Society submitted its comments on the Open Licensing Policy Guidelines to the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, on May 28, 2014. The comments were prepared by Sunil Abraham and Nehaa Chaudhari.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Indic Language Wikipedias as Open Educational Resources
by Subhashish Panigrahi published May 27, 2014 last modified Jun 04, 2014 03:32 AM — filed under: , , ,
The Open Education Working Group sees supporting multilingual activities such as translation to and from languages which are not often used as one of its key future roles. Subhashish Panigrahi’s post while dwelling upon the growth of Indic Wikimedia communities critically examines Wikipedia as an educational resource.
Located in Openness / Blog