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(English → Español) 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 → Español) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.4186rfgy2jhcp4yl3u2tq99pkw6pz2lu Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?xdzr04bkvnnwt3ab1v8w31m8x0nfq1se 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 Purposesuq7217xlqev4w2mmq3qhpkenpyx1b48vPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes6vo4vicubpoy5sva8bmtlmmesruhdz39Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → Español) 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!3hxvk4xjblkp91ml0n3zg9ua874xsrrm I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?2ijrsygq20g4at7hsgmuhfljz0ge4itxHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?bw4ds2akp18ytufq8ve75jn5udq9vw9xHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → Español) 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 → Español) 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.1zmakjhddqv6spzon4v9a5zaepuv94t0 The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuekle41lwt8ca8i01dc3p1pydmtngrn2w 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 Profiletsnp8qu5ipu7zx9auy5i0dirpssex4ghAdd Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profile">Add Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profiles0ugmte3ax6vuliiofu7um0n2njoe77xAdd Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profile

(English → Español) 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.ithu8mxp1ddi5ze6b3tsjqwcbdfoe3bn To […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.6v2zrxhp9siewzm9ad8lbtwfa4k4m4vi 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?5jknfo0tvnb75wqfauetuuq2ykx8a6n5Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?">Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?6l13kv3kf03qvdzsv8bucdwgdia7vyvsWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Delicious’ Future is98retmwiereyhh6cby0h5padgwkhvcou DEAD!!!k6dq0r7kkr0va32czmbxhcob7mjsgkjq Uncertainc5i2qf1l8smbl7yv6a4vdhm9yd2nkufn 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 → Español) 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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