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Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरोनया] on Tue, 17 Feb 2009 05:43:41 +0100 (CET)


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RS 500 'COMPUTER'

India plans '10 dollar' laptop to promote computer skills
http://tinyurl.com/d7vsp4

Rs 500 laptop story in Indian Express
http://tinyurl.com/dk6qkn

The World's Cheapest Laptop
http://tinyurl.com/cdt9zr

$10 laptop a damp squib
http://tinyurl.com/badmpr

Govt's much-awaited $10 laptop turns out be a joke
http://tinyurl.com/cwfyyf

Seen its picture in The Hindu? Read the ToI report on it
from Tirupati? What is it? An Internet storage device?
http://tinyurl.com/dkgrkc

MoHRD and the "Rs 500 computer", comment by Vickram Crishna
http://tinyurl.com/a9leqs

A $10 computer? Would you believe it?
http://tinyurl.com/cy7zv7

What happened to the $20 laptop?
http://tinyurl.com/csrxer

Laptops not the answer: Availability of tech alone cannot
compensate for absence of enabling institutions.
http://tinyurl.com/bxyrs9

Balderdash. Hokum. Humbug!! American Enterprise Institute
comment on the $10 computing device... a response.
http://tinyurl.com/afy4jr

Computers are not the capital goods of the industrial
manufacturing age, but tools of production of the info age.
http://tinyurl.com/afy4jr

USEFUL PROJECTS

Chennai Bus Routes - Community Project
http://tinyurl.com/clgyag

Giving relief that edge, via maps and GIS Sandra Sudhoff
http://tinyurl.com/bdd5gz

Convergys funds computer lab for rural women in Maharashtra
http://tinyurl.com/ageovd

India Fights Patents with Huge Prior Art Database
http://tinyurl.com/cbm3sx

Some ICT4D-linked research projects (Sambasivan, N et al)
http://tinyurl.com/c7dbna

Simple Navigation and Access Platform
http://tinyurl.com/bholu5

Greensweeper -- A Mobile Game for Environmental Landscape
Awareness
http://tinyurl.com/b5qpy8

VoiceList -- User-generated Audio Content for
Socio-economic Development
http://tinyurl.com/broog6

Nithya Sambasivan, researcher, ICTs for social and econ
dvpt, from a human-centered standpoint
http://www.ics.uci.edu/~nsambasi/

Have you seen the OLPC India project?
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_India

Building a Social Entrepreneurial Garage Startup in India
http://tinyurl.com/cqrbwx

INFOACTIVISM

This is an exciting time for people working with video -- Sam
Gregory (Witness)
http://www.informationactivism.org/node/45

Training communities in video is exciting -- Namita Singh
http://www.informationactivism.org/node/49

Info-activism is of special relevance to take exiles' message
through -- Phuntsok Dorjee
http://tinyurl.com/dzj7ro

Australia has done some great work in info-activism -- Andrew
'And' Lowenthal
http://www.informationactivism.org/node/57

Alternative media is alive and well all over Latin America.
-- Marie Trigona (Argentina) http://tinyurl.com/cp5hqn

Free Software brings freedom in choosing tools to access
software, and more... Saifullo Hikmatov (Tj.)
http://tinyurl.com/bbsawg 21 minutes ago

PUBLICATIONS, E-PUBLICATIONS, SEMINARS

DContent news
http://tinyurl.com/ajov7h

Call for Papers/Articles - i4d - March 2009 Issue
http://tinyurl.com/cr4o8y

Smoking Apples (and the Mac), a free edited-in-Goa online
magazine
http://tinyurl.com/ckrrnv

ANALYSIS

Open Source in India Today (Alolita Sharma)
http://tinyurl.com/bybcoh 36 minutes ago

Reflections from the IGF: Thanks APC for making the IGF
happen to me (Anupama Saxena)
http://tinyurl.com/bah3kf

ALTERNATIVES

A Consortium of Pub-going, Loose and Forward Women
(Protesting via Facebook)
http://tinyurl.com/ambvax/group.php?gid=49641698651

Alternative news and features India Infochange on Twitter:
http://twitter.com/infochange

Global Voices, Advocacy 2.0 guide
http://tinyurl.com/6qs4tq

Social networking, the new pressure group in India
http://tinyurl.com/czj2an

Social networking, the new pressure group in India
http://tinyurl.com/d328a8

Online activism gathers speed (by Alisha Coelho)
http://tinyurl.com/c84w4g

HUMAN RIGHTS

HURIDOCS Human Rights Information and Documentation System,
http://www.huridocs.org/

MISCELLANEOUS

Spectacular presentation of virtual products at SOFTEXPO
http://tinyurl.com/dc5feh

MP's idea4cm ... via Narendra Sisodiya
http://tinyurl.com/d2t36n

No Charge Licensed Software RFI posted on MERX
http://tinyurl.com/dlj5jv

US Congressional records are set free!
http://tinyurl.com/cg3ub4

International Conference on Development Communication in
the Era of Globalization
http://www.gcra-chennai.net/

Ekushey Boimela 2009 Website (Book Fair of Bangladesh)
http://tinyurl.com/bavnyw

Amnesty International Bangla Online Community
http://bangla.amnesty.org http://www.amnesty.org/en/join

Women and Technology in Africa (a Facebook group)
http://tinyurl.com/ar8kdu

geoGreeting website
http://tinyurl.com/bpzncj

17-19 avril 2009 : 3eme conference internationale sur
technologies ...
http://tinyurl.com/bsehoe

Cuba launches Gentoo Linux distro
http://tinyurl.com/bhyslu

Coromandel mishap: Poor database makes tracing kin a
difficult task
http://tinyurl.com/ctjhvw

OFID (The OPEC Fund for International Development)
scholarships
http://tinyurl.com/dj6dj6

Canadian government puts out a call for information on open
source software
http://tinyurl.com/cspzoy

Code Editor in the Cloud Mozilla Labs lauches Bespin, a
cloud-based, collaborative code editor.
http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7248

DilKholKeBol.Com is the first microblogging portal to be
launched in India
http://dilkholkebol.com/

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