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New Media, personalisation and the role of algorithms
In his much acclaimed book, The Filter Bubble, Eli Pariser explains how personalisation of services on the web works and laments that they are creating ... by Amber Sinha last modified Jan 16, 2017 07:20 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Adoption of Standards in Smart Cities - Way Forward for India
With a paradigm shift towards the concept of “Smart Cities’ globally, as well as India, such cities have been defined by several international standardization ... by Vanya Rakesh last modified Apr 11, 2016 03:04 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Exploring Big Data for Development: An Electricity Sector Case Study from India
This working paper by Ritam Sengupta, Dr. Richard Heeks, Sumandro Chattapadhyay, and Dr. Christopher Foster draws from the field study undertaken by Ritam ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 16, 2019 04:33 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Call for Proposal: Big Data for Development – Initial Field Studies
The Centre for Internet and Society, as part of a project with the University of Manchester and University of Sheffield, is inviting calls from researchers to ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Apr 28, 2016 07:28 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Big Data in the Global South International Workshop
Institute for Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro welcomes you to an international workshop on Big Data at Hotel Windsor Florida, Rua Ferreira Viana, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 06, 2015 02:04 AM — Filed under: , ,
To be Counted When They Count You: Words of Caution for the Gender Data Revolution
In 2015, after the announcement of the SDGs or Sustainable Development Goals, a new global developmental framework through the year 2030, the United Nations ... by Noopur Raval last modified Feb 01, 2022 01:06 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Big Data for governance
Recent times have witnessed an explosion of data as users started leaving a huge data footprint everywhere they go. Interestingly, this period has seen a ... by Admin last modified Nov 08, 2017 01:42 AM — Filed under: ,
#NAMAprivacy: Data standards for IoT and home automation systems
On 5th October, MediaNama held a #NAMAprivacy conference in Bangalore focused on Privacy in the context of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) ... by Admin last modified Nov 08, 2017 02:15 AM — Filed under: ,
OPINION | Data is New Oil and Human Mind the New Battlefield. India Must Wake Up Now
In information warfare, the battlespace is the human mind. This is where the privacy of an individual intersects with national security. Fighting this battle ... by Admin last modified Nov 26, 2017 03:28 AM — Filed under: , ,
Identity of the Aadhaar Act: Supreme Court and the Money Bill Question
A writ petition has been filed by former Union minister Jairam Ramesh on April 6 challenging the constitutionality and legality of the treatment of this Act as ... by Vanya Rakesh and Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 09, 2016 11:52 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Sean McDonald - Ebola: A Big Data Disaster
We are proud to initiate the CIS Papers series with a fascinating exploration of humanitarian use of big data and its discontents by Sean McDonald, ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Apr 21, 2016 09:57 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Aadhaar Bill 2016 & NIAI Bill 2010 - Comparing the Texts
This is a quick comparison of the texts of the Aadhaar Bill 2016 and the National Identification Authority of India Bill 2010. The new sections in the former ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Mar 09, 2016 11:25 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights - Workshop Report
The Centre for Internet and Society held a one-day workshop on “Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms and Human Rights” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on the ... by Vidushi Marda, Akash Deep Singh and Geethanjali Jujjavarapu last modified Nov 18, 2016 12:58 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Summary Report Internet Governance Forum 2015
Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), India participated in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held at Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center, Joao ... by Jyoti Panday last modified Nov 30, 2015 10:47 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Predictive Policing: What is it, How it works, and its Legal Implications
This article reviews literature surrounding big data and predictive policing and provides an analysis of the legal implications of using predictive policing ... by Rohan George last modified Nov 24, 2015 04:31 PM — Filed under: , ,
Is India's Digital Health System Foolproof?
This contribution by Aayush Rathi builds on "Data Infrastructures and Inequities: Why Does Reproductive Health Surveillance in India Need Our Urgent ... by Aayush Rathi last modified Dec 30, 2019 05:58 PM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Future Value of Data
Carnegie India with support of Facebook organized a workshop in Bengaluru on January 10, 2018. Sunil Abraham participated in the workshop. by Admin last modified Jan 17, 2018 12:32 AM — Filed under: ,
NASA International Open Data Challenge 2015
As part of the initial NASA Open Government 2.0 plan, the NASA International Open Data challenge brings together the FOSS community, citizen scientists, open ... by Sharath Chandra Ram last modified Apr 27, 2015 01:08 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Report on Understanding Aadhaar and its New Challenges
The Trans-disciplinary Research Cluster on Sustainability Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University collaborated with the Centre for Internet and Society, and ... by Japreet Grewal, Vanya Rakesh, Sumandro Chattapadhyay, and Elonnai Hickock last modified Mar 16, 2019 04:42 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Leveraging Mobile Network Big Data for Development Policy: Opportunities & Challenges
Amber Sinha participated in this event held at IRDC, New Delhi on November 2, 2015. The event was organized by LIRNEasia. by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 16, 2015 01:31 AM — Filed under: ,
Benefits and Harms of "Big Data"
Today the quantity of data being generated is expanding at an exponential rate. From smartphones and televisions, trains and airplanes, sensor-equipped ... by Scott Mason last modified Dec 30, 2015 02:48 AM — Filed under: ,
Big Data and Governance in India
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is happy to invite you to a discussion on the role of Big Data in governance in India with a focus on Digital India, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jan 17, 2016 01:57 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Big Data in the Global South - An Analysis
by Tanvi Mani last modified Jan 24, 2016 02:54 AM — Filed under: ,
The Changing Landscape of ICT Governance and Practice - Convergence and Big Data
by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 07, 2015 01:48 PM — Filed under: ,
Big Data and Reproductive Health in India: A Case Study of the Mother and Child Tracking System
In this case study undertaken as part of the Big Data for Development (BD4D) network, Ambika Tandon evaluates the Mother and Child Tracking System (MCTS) as ... by Ambika Tandon last modified Dec 06, 2019 04:57 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
The Mother and Child Tracking System - understanding data trail in the Indian healthcare systems
Reproductive health programmes in India have been digitising extensive data about pregnant women for over a decade, as part of multiple health information ... by Ambika Tandon last modified Dec 30, 2019 05:18 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , ,
MediaNama - #NAMAprivacy: The Future of User Data (Delhi, Sep 6)
MediaNama is hosting a full day conference on "the future of user data in India", on the 6th of September 2017, which is particularly significant given the ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Sep 05, 2017 10:22 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Big Data in Governance in India: Case Studies
This research seeks to understand the most effective way of researching Big Data in the Global South. Towards this goal, the research planned for the ... by Amber Sinha, Vanya Rakesh and Vidushi Marda and Edited by Elonnai Hickok, Sumandro Chattapadhyay and Sunil Abraham last modified Feb 26, 2017 04:24 PM — Filed under: ,
Connected Trouble
The internet of things phenomenon is based on a paradigm shift from thinking of the internet merely as a means to connect individuals, corporations and other ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Oct 28, 2015 04:47 PM — Filed under: , ,
Studying the Emerging Database State in India: Notes for Critical Data Studies (Accepted Abstract)
"Critical Data Studies (CDS) is a growing field of research that focuses on the unique theoretical, ethical, and epistemological challenges posed by 'Big ... by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified Nov 13, 2015 05:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,