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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtufx9zep2wqe21yrkznsw41cr5gphy7aiGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtx8b6x8wpddokz2is3trxugmr9a61bxezGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Dansk) 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.jqgpsg49cm4os365cb30wsh3dbhs0ska 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 → Dansk) 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 → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.018p1u24ke8emrv6gcyykc1pwxetvbsl Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?obs4q9r0o3fnns7dlnb60f3mzilq7lml 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 Purposeshmapc9u4wtw1d9szkify7s9sxuy0yaf6Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesvm2hg6bor96qirktuo1ntm52l8175wbrPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → Dansk) 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!hg94puqram1ul0i0o7co3po298eq1jw9 I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?aizb9hp88ys76up8okkzzh03n72h0s20How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?8q515kr6j5lw00gg0196t8zi0jarzusyHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → Dansk) 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 Tools8pbsz1l8i6c62vbhw2ltht6p7uuu9ks8Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Toolsasb857p0k13pbc3vhgiv0uc349qtdcjdWall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools

(English → Dansk) 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.aqbqak0xkpmos5pmtuoa6monffe1gqmh 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 → Dansk) 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.v82khh0j09pbnnr30job39q8dkh3y8rk The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?5ucr6zd019nk9jm5lzeijpbln1rocwt8How Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?w8fvp47v7tgxb3dfkxpdquxr2f2kmut9How Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.af7vewyqsmyjfybgxnxfswfh5ry45155 One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.om86wpvnvwlzyqou5lbdeyy2ly3k1rwf How do you manage them?y3d0lv7pjw7f9ckut95sr3v0co4emisb Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management6mx9a915s9a2jtxsr52df899v08u1ghyTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management9ftoq38s9e3kgfn1vukdonjqhcpew6kwTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.n25cjn1uwhhrvbmuocw1odilibbswf69 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:yxwfaceg7locibg2mdll15d4wxti6ddu Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.ojrj8d562gbxxmbf03o6pilkk3555w8j Volunteers […]

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

(English → Dansk) 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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