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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtxa818bvoyhv0s2llriscve64ji033jhqGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtuyd2fvxx8pd4d6p3drzy04upj0jer9ubGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → 中文) 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.tue3f1n37imj4kkzm8qcnw0dwrb59vnt 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 → 中文) 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 Organizingoogrfdphml40lnt5dyjm6jtbvxsru5m9Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing">Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizingazcpdpeml8xjj9kez5imxzmtiaacpe8qText Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.0iha2vi0wz974lgl5s0w1eg9z0olyy4p Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?i6uho037trgljorqyt2a19p1akj6di0m 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 Purposes5in76vaa8bbw6yc1utnycgagc5y7fzcbPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes1hxi9rrc3sllbg3v4zqnyao7011d4l7vPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes

(English → 中文) 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!6f7mb058qqx3o6yr30z3sj5xyhd7ixge I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?2n7keew07smleu0maaezs23cfnhrsdzlHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?6gkzdq356xfmuxrvxhv0jzvv1zzt5l32How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → 中文) 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 […]

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(English → 中文) 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.pv49hw78smqc9h51vk0779qn61cgemzu 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 → 中文) 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.5hgv7c9f0fyhez4qf858jkkz9r7spgik The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?n1z1xahsyx7g5fz1ho6407so69ar14qfHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?plg0lz320aghvv8x2k2nj7gk3o58mwy1How Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.ic2jjosog12dfa2ze6ezx3oe7sbx52ke One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.rywnzqkwcw8gcmxcbwikkyxuwgpk4lgl How do you manage them?kfjzpdex0euw5qccz3biy4vs5p7f8uui Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementw1sxyje3zpfdi57tr72fkyk6f24o2zfpTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management5yvjg68x5qqq28ympnvsq35ttyfjvfxqTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.rwzc7cifrprccy51mubcpvb7oq3thv0y 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:z0bhnvannkex9riw12exu8knuegfgwd6 Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.ndrna8zz4njjhywde0x1sp7hcmphohw2 Volunteers […]

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

(English → 中文) 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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