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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtsd29js9wsc71zb4usqpeggeqg80mkwq2Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt195ukf3qyvhwivv48n08lkhctl9ytspkGraphic 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.zooyep206tzpr2ws9qm1w7pyl13vu05j The first was simple: how could I support free and open software and produce the kind of visual graphics I’m used […]

Resources: How to Protect your Emailh56omkv0bkn09ub0jv8sf5oecs2xmrhtResources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Email8j9s57pvgmxdswjtzs05ls91q6cad5ycResources: How to Protect your Email

(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.9ebobs3eeypkltfwb8xca2ysjxh1bqja Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?krkrkzy07kv4pb95s83f5cabeig926rc 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 Purposesm9n46oqsjpliy7ufb8dnj3eko3in618iPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesv58pptk57rdvi9l795o078z72htjgg81Preparing 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!nrl1or3ktxhrnnryvtzumwq18j7zxxbb I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?1kc8l8fs2peq0vqaqn0qlm0k7tqtos5gHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?iajzzth8cepwd1yz14ofwciy26g3nuvwHow 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 Toolswvidafsqo5i8tllm08cmmz131kamx4ajWall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Toolsfxhbgmwh8i9r1juhkmq5nh7hyg530wi5Wall 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.5j88urdbg245xe50hzrixipzwjdmvcfq 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.pzkvfu5lscza2kayq4fk0l7mu7enhlxx The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?irb3sch7o8pjo5vjshu7ng97wphdlf4uHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?pwzqiaqowiyw025f6mkll6qq3n55le90How Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.y4i3l3764fh3r7i132p7ev5n802iq9if One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.oqvpk5zfia56ojwe0tbbkrxmxpz6rue6 How do you manage them?h7hjraby6t9mz6afozmrxevkogh0vla2 Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementdln05q43shlh11a1azt1wz7zje00y8t2Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementw64haw8ccuu0sz2wcvp2fiwdytezjik6Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.49bsxmjqha2amdkar27tadaf2d1pvphp 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:a1d63jrn3y91nwwhdckk8gccngq4phbp Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.fetu8wygkkd4v2ayqskn5dy54nfmvis1 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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