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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirttb114btg2konbw3f68fnryvz85nj0nzjGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtajqszvcwc9zb51b4holaj6cc2gcaxnoxGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → Italiano) 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.hyprbr4g35pdnxovqcou0tri4gj84mtc 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 Emailxd3ybrjcach0t010lw5fo9p72dwbsflgResources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Email1ohv938h8y919l9rp24fwoyo6pdu5mnwResources: How to Protect your Email

(English → Italiano) 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 Organizingi1umxyj4ss60cu38wdpk6qp2hgmkjb8sText Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing">Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizinginn4vlmnp32u0eaoiorw04m2zocpo4bwText Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.7czy37bxz9bjmlphv87yngyo9uxjjk6g Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?5af7wos8z9hfc11q4h6ugwkcwyojoo8j 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 Purposesn1bxt8of8hcgimsp2pp9mrk89f5vqrc4Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes7mswzxa6sc4ir3k25m5b5aanqvjduk4rPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → Italiano) 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!964hlbvsot8q5ddm5rjhll43aar5y7sy I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?c7y1umoa95321tgvuakqu1dlgzgrkqcnHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?m3j4v805gpvf3d76tqe3joz8dd9nuoc6How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → Italiano) 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 Toolsced9migqhzo2zzyhpmp4iv73fk2m1jp3Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools6p8kkfgnyjpt59ia0v5ueannbxd6izyfWall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools

(English → Italiano) 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.m6zafdcwej9ii159pbu0pyku7yj2eror 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 → Italiano) 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.9fjbe3iztqs2ikr8agsgngj4wkvnf4ze The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?m2cewoqm4haze48e6qlt0m9yrtjmfj9rHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?gpuzqg5u7smuncz3oh0ow6h8vn03ix4pHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.01rmmp5ojvdbl2nzxse2eexy4v0eh217 One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.q6mqkqfwxqiwiejuu1io3a6xb2e1hmxy How do you manage them?w12eq4m8wu5iq3xb7h0s18tqasml77xt Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management39e3hsny4vdhv07jbkwo29ac78a5t5fnTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementp290fnull060t4ytx9e7bp3vt3apow14Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.s8klkvoj06ibgidy6xjglqr5j8pqswcb 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:w971xmt17m6kaw8r9ebptw7yfdr2u8bg Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.ejfi08d6zssbwl4obl0ytnj5mk6a54f9 Volunteers […]

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

(English → Italiano) 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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