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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt390zsmvfmt2j5rl9xmd8uptzddh5jkbcGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtsl1c487ksvibxqou4a4ibbjsdd2ihmvzGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Français) 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.t1kc9l1ib11sx3t4z7cyh4wv7k9a4kin 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 Emailiwm4vpo9e83b476qrhdkbfufeynooh3wResources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Emaileveeh45b97dia8f215zsfr8pkv8dw401Resources: How to Protect your Email

(English → Français) 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 […]

Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizingrdoy5daymih923mdk0vrcg9ma1hjct3tText Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing">Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizingd61d48zm3nss0pv477dslw24ww0m827bText Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.wzu95mkmymutvmi4kzpomr2haviwmve9 Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?k9w6c1ajksj1w5caoq2xkb4edyotz479 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 Purposes0n3xju0bzxis7kfyzvhj6v4plbce50xwPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposeshdsoxwk995by28o6atn7z4l2g52nl25tPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → Français) 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!444kp40xx487gbkke7uvab167id2mw2h I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?iq1n8iiebc5vu1vtyv5lxj8sequmt822How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?hg8dmljcl1g1o7m1rub9qaqo91jv99agHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → Français) 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 Toolsru9yym44jh74xj9ll8r76z4441hddo4uWall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools0nhaishjc3k39yylt0x7c84d49qlasf0Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools

(English → Français) 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.knyqaceqfnu3i9uq9si5j2otudbbhzas 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 → Français) 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.6uja4ehjsgmmscpu9i1lh2ypmksfxjut The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?i6o737jh9mkcksoxrga8iy1s72eoe5nnHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?sgd1ndedk9eufodxzqf7opi0psnwaqftHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.gwx3kk4z55l3xrojey1fyn4ytm40gj4n One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.m5zhrhcd9uruga081qe5eq5de6sfatfn How do you manage them?0ujsra9bcmerhkd4rpa2zs7xudxu605w Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementyktc0k3blmdhuphxjd5pobc3jcgfypcnTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management7zwy1ox59nntw9qp0ay2cyyqx89sq5coTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.6j0rqjva7srefdhjmmw3ky9yzouvxvot 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:hvruh8qw0eyh2vbal53oyqmicau3pcww Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.kewsdhdf7tm8w96lo5vfow2t9xef9odk Volunteers […]

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

(English → Français) 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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