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(English → 中文) 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 → 中文) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.8got9xa270hmjmwro2hf2l4dpu251tcz Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?eqqqyc0gtp6d2o8gbvd617pbbgs3e46j 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. […]

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(English → 中文) 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!n89s32q6t08g1z0cpm23jwwf7bt30hyd I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?sj0d0mdo38v6me9rqj1q64u0g5nyejywHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?r963epfmdx6cyjzy1h7wzcbdbhc7uknbHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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.yphxhc3p97io3doq9gpl3fc0atadae6y The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuuwickzh00tjrbk2lijs17w8wa0umnex8 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 → 中文) 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.cp6dsl05tidm3dz1p9yq31fbufdk8sya To […]

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(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.sl28913m2cozr9hadtjiwtq28mph75op 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?j3vqpuu9ev8v5rbiymxcxljm4lv9bpqlWho Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?">Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?szgcqg64kfi8obkaejq73qm9iz55lm84Who Owns Your Hosted Data Destiny?

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Delicious’ Future isgzvkoz5gvq8853w5hv2nfcja9i85h6en DEAD!!!3cb8bubscbccc9s4cs2qds54qpgo58wz Uncertain1wmrlss1prg49u7ocopin5v69h9t6o6y 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 → 中文) 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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