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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtmw47g7tped5ssb6lntyqv9xyk8xlixnuGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtisi82mttvxg38odmoav1go7ashyltos1Graphic 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.hvsshpzc2jl9vuu3w3y6l7jsz1cm2xj9 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 Emailaaei1agd6kl2ns37wyff6z7t5xzw7t18Resources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Emailk2ldmguahpg20qs84rlxvrq26o9n5fcgResources: 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 […]

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(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.29oaijhmyk10mr9c9ox6bc8hsm37fqg7 Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?81qo7y71kr895s3jdgaw9xsevp939ir7 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 Purposes8yv8xd417h216dzmz782uh9psrq8hcofPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesc6vefsu9bpx7xu6ldq3pm1zb1z8oia4lPreparing 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!tbghvaz97lqhpirs5pew1dib5s6xk554 I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?qojldrnv4jsw8y8sb948o4md6lusfnxvHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?jbj6p224qu38h6yhbz0lk5b49fs90iaaHow 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 Toolsubnnu61li1kd0d7oneclawrtrzinh431Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Tools">Wall Street Journal Data Transparency Weekend Toolsddm4hv5d2wuw8bz18a9nbxf7owdm2wu6Wall 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.olwqqq7nctsxmp66gspmthyxfro3cher 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.kgheqoya1k364sgp8uyrsvihny3ctzv4 The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?kg2skubea50j5w4uu15kzt3r7fljq5i1How Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?jo9jyxvu2dbqi2dk60c8skln2abtqp8zHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.st3f9z5df6ninr72k9zgb2wx4h7e79ep One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.89162yn6x7bwd61btiycmj1l94hwcwhb How do you manage them?4ykzl92ligycvyx8jyu973kn7amt8l72 Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementt5pswt5xmk9sxqw4gg253ri2fq99oc67Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementauv1ad7cerky9v3b8e9tehzx9kgzlcvlTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.9iyez01coeoy19aa97z9avjhm3ypeykd 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:f9za6xr99lvo2b4hdhuh8gle76m4qqdv Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.5vuw4yih5fi9zmhcaqxlwbtcechq7r83 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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