Global Voices (GV) author, special interest in Rising Voices author, GV Odia translator coordinator, educator and open source evangelist from Odisha and based in Bengaluru, India. Mozillian, long time Wikimedian, OpenGLAM Working group member and ambassador for India and currently at the Centre for Internet and Society‘s Access To Knowledge program. Works on building partnership with GLAM institutions, universities, language research organizations, government departments and individuals for bringing more scholarly and encyclopedic content on language, culture and history under free licenses. Learning interests in building low cost models for academic education programs. Voiced in many language related conferences, policy and implementation discourses around open knowledge and open source.
Latest posts by Subhashish Panigrahi
6 January 2015
Indian netizens are speaking out against censorship in the face of government blocks on Github, Internet Archive, Vimeo, Sourceforge and other popular sites.
30 December 2014
Although plans are now on hold due to regulatory restrictions, advocates worry that the company may yet find a way impose the fee increase.
18 October 2014
Speakers of Odia will soon have mountains of books to read online in their mother tongue, following the launch of the Odia Wikisource, which will make accessible many rare books.
12 October 2014
19 September 2014
Bollywood Actress Deepika Padukone: ‘Yes! I Am a Woman. I Have Breasts and a Cleavage! You Got a Problem?!’
An entertainment news portal tweeted a screenshot of Padukone in the film "Finding Fanny" along with the comment "Deepika's cleavage show." The actress and numerous others hit back on Twitter.
27 July 2014
A new project that aims to enrich Wikipedia articles related to medical subjects in many world languages has been given a $10,000 grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.
8 July 2014
18 June 2014
@WeAreWikipedia hands over its Twitter handle to a different Wikipedia editor every week so they can curate information about their favorite pages from the collaborative online encyclopedia.