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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtbf2742uk4ps1sskgimkngurqizu6c3weGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtsn8f0mv0ewk75gs5tk8b938lctjfsm3bGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Less than two weeks into my role at Aspiration, I was granted an enormous challenge: design the 2014 Aspiration t-shirt. From this high-profile task emerged a series of challenges.2jwe227uavpzqaru2b7lgexoe1xpymhq The first was simple: how could I support free and open software and produce the kind of visual graphics I’m used […]

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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.dyv6be2ylu7syiixs7zcncvumlfb765a Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?yyi4pnpyssdjswdqwpa4viun0q05ainz 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 Purposes4b7a8cma60agl10lsz8x5ja3lp4rzcstPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesd7sd9yy4c2ktml9wqx09b6vqhkx49rrcPreparing 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!wwybof8rt2csotsyqae5c7uhtr55oqob I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?se0gop991jw4yi749dvfot8eppqno4t7How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?947p2ab7tqptaoxbktkmhkqakjyenojmHow 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: Recently, a group of coders gathered together in Greenwich Village to put together tools to promote privacy, security and data transparency. This was the The Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend.k79s6nrl79fpjsgpy77dobca2jruu5v4 Aspiration was excited to be involved in such an important movement happening in tool development. You can see photos […]

Matt’s Tools for Putting Together an HTML Email Newsletter">Matt’s Tools for Putting Together an HTML Email Newsletter

(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.fisqhlz1e0xd9ak0hzffx601xcx2gaxl The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?wjhkhnnmxirscblxjal9cmy4nhu75crsHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?d9obdppk782z7ht5u9syovyiickhne0qHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.ric0nc6rwss2i5mn5iszlfgp3mgihtfy One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.n7va6n3oz2fhifzjvhoeozzr0skfuin8 How do you manage them?g6i5dtx8631yc2ek2o0d2nyqtk4bzbl6 Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementzckgvhoe0ryfc8hozrcr4b0qepophlm6Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementdtbqyd5ycpp4zq8h8ffg75dhjl8vm6gpTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.kbl03b3ho4fzlua89m5af4jpt1ihv025 When nonprofits talk to us about taking on volunteers for major projects, Aspiration often plays the negative Nelly of the group. We believe that when considering a volunteer:sfx5jcd7kyk2i65l6u9v3hanzpvlu1xd Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.tpnm3fwbu57c5e11p1g43q3u7fst4e1n Volunteers […]

Hooray! Let’s talk Administration Tools">Hooray! Let’s talk Administration Tools

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Matt asked me to take a few lines and discuss the tools I use in my role in Operations here at Aspiration. We agreed the best way to get that ball rolling was to build out a toolbox in SSC highlighting them. And not surprisingly to those that read this […]

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