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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.ai3bq2u0al9nmfjh6iytdu7kk9y384n8 Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?qyjkj1uts4fkucvrgaxq6tc8pw84esru 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 Purposescki03n6mi9dk1qfn843mtrle0p7uh2jkPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes66zkxxluljoeaxnbpuhy7banlj4tifcfPreparing 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!8lp0m8r40nw7de18rp16ywgy28psjgri I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?ruzg63xakde3io85u7yz2l83bzm7femxHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?lzz10vd156pf9eycuxcbzoyuxtk7isiuHow 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.q4t75ai69v3rm8o96acz9rlxfy89190h The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?73ukclz9yat8mt7lqe0eejee2f34jzrhWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?tw7iafneeelr1eftclhemg6w7r3ow7ugWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabubfimtuqee0iqokd42raaqxafddvcdudf 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 […]

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(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.vpdr1fjspq69kx0pwqw63ktryyeu34bp To […]

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(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.avsyqcp29db68abhslwyldgcsvu5aeta 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?otjx9nx8yrexcqigh73546mmkc2ib09qWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?">Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?x7mja9r34toresr8xmehta79gqce3x9rWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Delicious’ Future isd6cwmntwlfrnqciadjoapqggrge176ub DEAD!!!ls71k6lmhaw8nod4s9rdcl7dxlq5oo6z Uncertain9omp7jayge1uvdrmnp9haku8fuzqws8v 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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