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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtxt1huhe5308z0ke12mqnpssa214kyvzlGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt6q42d4q0921c24nb0jjidfdfzxfx8si5Graphic 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.45ken2sc1wylrotnwa18zky4tfxcjgad 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.m9u5hiepi91w2ekzn101u9nsjx58rlo3 Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?27seazdi09ptabeqwazgnpaynjfrw89p 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 Purposeshvq9rtbafvaohub8gbkpfdij2d6saugiPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesbipb2lq1i63iq1jwgjxjsfp9n7lqc7adPreparing 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!zjdgzr39exqkaz738yxi9vn0277dfiz4 I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?0jplyz23812rfb8r57w556bkppk5fuw5How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?4u30ebrr75u9deg0aeenel3ktj2qa2h5How 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 […]

Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Toolsydlyk9yiziwk30urnl4ulpybv11ahk66Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools40r3sqphqs5yxfm6k8u7kxxckh7kzktuWall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools

(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.xdfggkrod31thxdlhwfj2ciyoh153fjq 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.70krzgo1eq1gs5t0iqy3fnib4vafaj77 The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?ep62t09d1ccwcxsewp6zbcf8utxv8r6cHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?nl9num3ppdmrvzj7c5ztih0v8788i6ovHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.im6gesrvvwxh2r52es4h149bix662tka One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.mnbv9jee2ul8e40dzseqsa7ne39i4njg How do you manage them?hcv6actunmqofxd97rt6dd9pvsxy1dt9 Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementf383e2sv3dzbty2pfvm9wq5qdda61777Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementmrw84jjccnr6ovb4u0t4ugmrlbgy1ocdTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.tum1qrcpz2ggiqbz86svpahs5clobu9v 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:h4nyf624lr47jr56cyn3nd1p8xrk642d Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.mz3l2j9f1c8a8f1npv562t5i7ny3unj7 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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