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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtwgklhne2xkazzwy6p95yrve6owm04k4rGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt09xix037e7lif0pxby4g0a66srn2zbqqGraphic 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.rvcheucwihk0d3ro00df5bijl81lbdxs 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 → 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.wd2256v9l6ymn6kol6675q39ez5dfr42 Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?4he7l74zzjl820x10wrsa3cp3ni0x9zs 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 Purposesnrtw0ai6q8yr846if4s7hycly5hthvluPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesotav5y4fs38az2xd007qhgihwkcs24tgPreparing 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!no9vu5rox23gplb5wsyu07ho34a4myvz I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?ib6uoi0ps2tj5qyuymgugj0fqdwwf7soHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?9p8g65ukg3le6ap4e18p4nljmq69p49pHow 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 Toolsnou21b74fxzvx7azmi8jvx1aqi1om4i0Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Toolsprb1oibwhsqe6oku7en3egqpnfw5qxs5Wall 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.42suhn0vg46qnzriqnwebp1j5thweoo9 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.ua6dr4i2wl8mu69nmkfocvml7kqdw7jh The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?2ryemfrldr3sg2p4fw992bprprgjw9yoHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?1gnmi0bjngezaqgu8uyyw27523obvt7mHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.2nbtty4lidj4d0pytzx12w21y8nj5hdy One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.guv4u91il561walc1ybgnz43ffaz1647 How do you manage them?h4lmwv35vctti0ya251qo8ysmnqptkq1 Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management3j46rjunkdttryw5pe16nctcuorpuwbnTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementux7r95ni8wlos0nw5tujsyeyq11k3srnTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.chjwljsf1cweyzkb864pjypykbpm0qk3 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:sez6wia8ivkt6fe2zf34txum6xg5nc56 Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.b78nz3cdb2p3sns0j4bwcp7ux6xez9b0 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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