Linguistic inclusion on the internet

Linguistic inclusion on the internet

Not a single one of the Eighth Schedule Indian languages is used by more than .01% of the total websites in the world. Indian languages are severely under-represented in the internet world. Facebook, which provides options in 11 of India’s 22 Eighth Schedule...

Outsiders in the information society

In a world with 3 billion online, 1 billion websites and 40,000 google searches processed per second, being disconnected from the internet is a serious disadvantage. Prof Kannamma Raman discusses the ramifications of digital inequality. ← Echo chamber Linguistic...

Echo chamber

Millions of comments, conversations and tweets are added to cyberspace every day. You’d expect all this discussion and debate to be strengthening democracy and the public sphere. Prof Kannamma Raman demolishes the myth of cyberspace as inclusive public sphere in...