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A provisional definition for the Cultural Last Mile

by Nishant Shah — last modified Aug 02, 2011 08:57 AM

In the first of his entries, Ashish Rajadhyaksha gives his own spin on the 'Last Mile' problem that has been at the crux of all public technologies. Shifting the terms of debate away from broadcast problems of distance and access, he re-purposes the 'last mile' which is a communications problem, to make a cultural argument about the role and imagination of technology in India, and the specific ways in which this problem features in talking about Internet Technologies in contemporary India.

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Address delivered during the IGF Closing Ceremony

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:18 AM
November 19, 2009

This address was delivered by Dr. Anja Kovacs, as a representative of civil society, to the IGF during its closing ceremony.

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Information and livelihoods

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:18 AM
November 18, 2009

An article by Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam (Distinguished Fellow, CIS) in GISW 2009 (Global Information Society Watch, 2009)

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Managing Spectrum

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 18, 2011 04:54 AM
November 05, 2009

The Empowered Group of Ministers' goal should be nothing short of a broadband revolution - Shyam Ponappa / New Delhi, November 5, 2009 (Business Standard)

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Access Beyond Developmentalism: Technology and the Intellectual Life of the Poor

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:16 AM
October 13, 2009

Essay by Lawrence Liang, September 21, 2009 in response to - A Dialogue on ICTs, Human Development, Growth, and Poverty Reduction

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Control Shift?

by Pranesh Prakash — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:22 AM
August 23, 2010

The USA has ceded control of the Internet over to Icann, but only partially. (This post appeared as an article in Down to Earth, in the issue dated November 15, 2009.)

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The ICANN-US DOC 'Affirmation of Commitments' - A Step Forward?

by Anja Kovacs — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:16 AM

On 30 September 2009, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) signed an Affirmation of Commitments (AoC) with the US Government's Department of Commerce. For those of us who are concerned that the Internet should serve the global public good, is the new arrangement a step forward? An assessment.

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ಕೃಷಿ ಸಂಪದ - ಇ-ಮ್ಯಾಗಜೀನ್ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:15 AM
September 23, 2009

ಪರಿಸರ ಬರಹಗಾರ ನಾಗೇಶ್ ಹೆಗಡೆ ಅವರು ಕಂಪ್ಯೂಟರಿನ ಸ್ವಿಚ್ ಒತ್ತಿ ಪರದೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್ ಪುಟ ಬೆಳಗಿ "ಕೃಷಿ ಸಂಪದ" ಇ-ಮ್ಯಾಗಜೀನನ್ನು ಇಂಟರ್ನೆಟ್ ಲೋಕಕ್ಕೆ ಅರ್ಪಿಸಿದರು.

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Information and Communication Technology For Improving Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:15 AM
September 15, 2009

ಮೈಕೇಲ್, ಮೊಬೈಲ್ ಮತ್ತು ಗ್ರಾಮೀಣ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ (ಮೈಕೇಲ್ ರಿಗ್ಸ್ ಭಾಷಣ) - ಚಾಮರಾಜ ಸವಡಿ

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Value Added Services of Information & Communication Technology- Mobile Telephony for Farmers Benefit

by Radha Rao — last modified Aug 02, 2011 07:15 AM
August 28, 2009

Mr. G Raghunatha, State Manager, IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd., Bangalore and Secretary, Institution of Agricultural Technologists, Bangalore has written an article on how ICT - Mobile Technology can be used for the farmers' benefit.

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