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(English → Français) 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 → Français) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.vtre9qcthoho3ec0fn65tz0bqxwnyfyk Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?4w4jp941c04r08pcberqyc8qvkqrfya9 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 Purposesu7yogikmvtxfwbgnp9l9xjglfr1qlb56Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesbf5xc34koi8m8zod18ag9szhbmsilvwmPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → Français) 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!m7roetbrqv0cacawa30liuspv9q19e8m I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?yywdmx9cjkiobep5sdfdljkz1qoxytimHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?cf65pcqww0adhehh21j27dg9pnr35fe7How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → Français) 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 → Français) 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.tsve1zamuta2a57foj4m0pr386lfxqpg The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?hn1ctbegla17l1y1boho8aa42e9hubi2Why Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?vmbmepv0gqbw827d3c3vc4od8bcnjfv5Why Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabutslj5hxr8hlmsoc0nn8miz52luyjss7c 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 Profile2iq5nilb5c00lnroec1weubbe01u6vsyAdd Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profile">Add Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profileteb9nnfotwscmpizcst9khexset7garzAdd Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts to Your SSC Profile

(English → Français) 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.ukaz1zpbbj8l36mp2tlytcb4s6jwxppi To […]

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(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.0gm7i0lk2t8ozqe0wekxqkqcxbnrhp18 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?5d8jv1p0qytr9tqp6h7yv6ab3b1rql9lWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?">Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?jcztgf6jkw2fwtz1x5a4yh5k873xe6moWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Delicious’ Future ison53unf4fi5lg4dlc85qfpy7k34tkphy DEAD!!!tj2rzjmyemrpos927o6bdnkj1buuraza Uncertain4hp3pogzk4d5zx5lvuzr8b0zbkc7vjvp 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 → Français) 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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