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Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtsacoql8rpwmgcf01jj072es5v9pugoszGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtri1wm5s7hmf5ol89uipwv5s184x4xq0fGraphic 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.4l38m5fb17uig8zkcgd83h0rjkwtc2m7 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 Emailb6qa70c980y89hl3kt9fsc7epoo1e6vgResources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Emailswx033wp0p9f3nbswrf34kp9kiwadplwResources: How to Protect your Email

(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 […]

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(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.n1hq5d6ew674i6bin4fpqdq0fme7g5xt Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?j5n97rmemjxpct5mny7aclpoi6j1ik0r 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 Purposesyfqfbjogby8ec80f9d4ux9laijlh2g2qPreparing Your Computer for Translation Purposes">Preparing Your Computer for Translation Purposesz0pwzqs8etiyloaaua1wzss7gzhho9uePreparing 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!e76mz42x8t24bel7nujinno9z3u8cd5h I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?tkb0jy4g3uo2vhfkfrdwgwyqydv2yglhHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?asi9xi6evkhrpm599p1294fmb7kbezaeHow 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.vju3rnu901cuk3q9o9q0cxqllorpfm01 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.frcfezrqowapsce9tr0a8sxzulwh470a The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?kgkc1bwx2y9wn1xdz0ov9yh8wsreumo4How Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?suny1x89qi1rol66ffypfkkvan2rm055How 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.0asa0ycb90a28av400phw0urugvejei9 One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.rs8nz1nlsy0syzop6lnpk00smg7e546m How do you manage them?4zax0d2idq5qz9k3wk145kjv25uujbxd Do you have a text document […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementj41rkleum99clb0ogzvp5lvpwrngzop8Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management27iqqail64jwc9s22waqpm24dpjglizeTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.4l2trxtwa4qecfb8qu77gvv6t3h7v2mp 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:cpey7ylm6ywz9ro352sslqm4z9ubulhx Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.8wfq7rij9q1xajkzd1686b5oxghr8sq6 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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