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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtei96ahn5vgaqk948x3nf9xwrdbwbpuluGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtqn98msleg9m3thdegujb6051zodtb8zsGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → हिन्दी) 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.ieix7rerzasyo58tfft5bwp63o5x2dla 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 Emailptgaqpjdnjcenkbenwukcuic938jn0q3Resources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Emailg7jd8bdqalmr6316lc5wzhkh5z0efxplResources: How to Protect your Email

(English → हिन्दी) 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 → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.q3behpkgwbftis5kc30qzmelfu52xlid Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?o19na62rec3q88zu3ugmr3j9kyfl28lh 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 Purposesk5qjmtear2fkps5hkzmvi8lxkvt4dkjoPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposest1tnmxpmempw8ce9iwxpounkf8lh5yioPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → हिन्दी) 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!mwex6haoagyk0yxfo9xs3rqlbzx5eu7q I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?j0em62piufib0fs73bnz39dc1iwahl6qHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?umeoicl9w7tnq4id20iaga1k3bap0xhlHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → हिन्दी) 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 Toolsqgpv979kxd19lkmwmrkat5ex9x1z7dxoWall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Toolspnvm5stipkuxgpvmxqrz5detma996f5lWall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools

(English → हिन्दी) 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.n9le1jk4y3xk2ahqipqk4xlevecbp493 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 → हिन्दी) 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.sd1kcrmd1y6rqvlvidr6pdukegsfymmg The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?0i6bbpy3ee8bacwimr5ng861r8x7w90mHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?9w8wct9g2f0ntd4a1og0mu95ml7k5nz4How Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.i4arf4rhau1d2jzeg53nxjplah6fckrk One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.dcbkgf6ev46sltdt640kim9686tv8a0c How do you manage them?1798ltcqt7awtzra11i6g2ezpe1excip Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management5ma9xhl81qsw2x7m6a04w580xxkexn2tTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managemento6rq36ohl4kyseyh96xnx6xxucfv0ftfTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.uts2ztymkgv0kbvf4a1olc11yndqbjiw 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:ikchn8o0o5k9ld7m9kexjg3zkq36puux Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.1vly8t85yco0pl3kt9m62pfoagixz8zr Volunteers […]

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

(English → हिन्दी) 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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