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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: With great honor, Aspiration gets to join Jack and Jamila from Palante Technology Cooperative for a session on “PGP Encryption for Our Movements” at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit on June 19-22, 2014. The AMC is a “collaborative labratory” where activists, techies, artists, and educators create and share transformative […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.864r78h5h6rv9ra09zlkk3sze7bjwxvu Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?quhhackbvfgr6bmn20nxkgj9pq74sh99 Short Message Service (SMS) can be an effective method for communicating and interacting with a relatively large audience of supporters in a direct and engaging way. […]

Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposessabqudhorucmbrd524d58uvdj4mf575oPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesht3m4d9pn7omy1la93y576aiufr3tvm0Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Here at Aspiration, we love to use free open source software, so our go to office suite is LibreOffice. For those of you who do not know what LibreOffice is, it is basically the equivalent to Microsoft Office suite, but better because it is free!8cfv57if4dvdcz7hroat457zph78m9xk I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?njchd4mod7rfjp791jqscbg2vjz57lrkHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?jw80ilmtd8l9z2wak1p4fa9xnai71egaHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Toolboxes on Social Source Commons are great. We love them. Users love them. They’re selling out shows on Wednesday nights. Amazing right? Well, I know that I’ve always had tweaks and changes that I’d like to make to the toolbox interface and I’m thinking that beautiful users like yourself might […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Continuing the email newsletter support that started with Why HTML Email Newsletter Editors Suck, I put together a toolbox on Social Source Commons of tools that I use at Aspiration to create our HTML email newsletters.vn2dl7uxvn3j3cw1bve8wxaxa7tsd10z The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?maajcwsk25nlpk6qprh72kusmc2r81qkWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?v2iweknzdsikjzu8xj468buim2cz5niqWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabu5xys4bo57dj2rz8dfuy31k4nps8u352z Here at Social Source Commons we see a lot of tools. Many of them are flash-in-the-pan or sputter out fast. What’s the problem? Organizations create tools and websites that no one uses. They tend to think in terms of the features […]

Add Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profilexkc3y5062fzlx3kt8wazuvyd3owp1r9pAdd Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profile">Add Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profilew6nkdrloz8ceklq8a7tan8ub1ujt4yrrAdd Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profile

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Hi all you Social Source Commons users out there! Just a quick note to say that we’ve added a little piece of new functionality that gives you more ways to connect to the SSC community. You can now add your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts to your SSC Profile.qyu1hdmapuwtnyx3lf4794xhul5zgkmw To […]

Skype Recording Toolsq71k8g51g0e68gmyewdzgizplzxownmdSkype Recording Tools">Skype Recording Toolsu0ehpauof5pp6kvp14c0pgapqcxrsw8cSkype Recording Tools

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.eg4p58pyph9qrsddbcuzg20lyc4p2pc6 As a nonprofit tool, Skype is in a lot of organizations’ back pockets. Easy international (and domestic) calling, low rates and a simple interface make it a great communications tool. One glaring hole was the […]

Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?k9jzeeds9dghy2ipr4lon4uh5yx83nbeWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?">Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?ed02q6sicorbpsqv9uh0j5j88su75inaWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Delicious’ Future isr88qqcqd9gr31u3bwmt7qk98qpafcn3t DEAD!!!pn6z1b8p9hfir9f36vsm11xwvu2xiboy Uncertain3v7aj5n4crkxa2t0fupkmmzzb18wxjfq As you probably have heard, an internal strategy slide from Yahoo was made public over everyone’s favorite secret-killer, Twitter. It basically showed social bookmarking site Delicious listed under a “Sunsetting” heading which many assumed to mean that Yahoo was killing off Delicous. The leaked photo […]

SSC Facebook: Marcia Marcia Marcia, etc.">SSC Facebook: Marcia Marcia Marcia, etc.

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: With all of this talk about channels, focuses (foci) and conversation, the elephant in the room is the Social Source Commons Facebook page. Kind of the Jan Brady compared to the Marcia that is the Aspiration Facebook page, our SSC Facebook page just doesn’t get much play. While the Aspiration […]

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