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Trouble in Kickstarter Paradise

Kickstarter, the land of big dreams has a trouble-maker in its midst. I received this notice from a project today (thoroughly paraphrased to protect the innocent): You might have seen some unusual things on our account recently. We’d like to … Continue reading

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Survival in the digital age

This series of animations from Tactical Tech provides insight on the risks of using new technologies for activism and advocacy work and easy to digest path to more privacy, security, and safety. ONO – Survival in the digital age.

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Tools for HTML Emails

Two technical tools for helping you build reliable email newsletters. The HTML Email Boilerplate gives you a solid foundation to start building your email template. getfractal.com validates and optimizes your html email across major email clients.

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10 Tactics Event

Brooklyn joined the global conversation on information activism. Fifty-five thinkers and changemakers from an exciting range of grassroots initiatives gathered on March 16th with theCoup for a film and discussion on turning information into action. Witness, Third Wave Foundation, CodePink, … Continue reading

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Be Heard, Use Saws

Think about it. Art by Marc Johns.

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Curious about Followers

Curious about why your facebook or twitter followers do what they do? Just ask ‘em! Not sure how your fans can help you with your goals? Just ask ’em! Not sure what to ask them? Ask us!

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I Donate my Status to You!

Very interesting idea: “JustCoz.org is an online relay system that lets you donate a tweet a day to help raise awareness for causes that matter to you.” It’s a small ask and a simple task for volunteers, and a pretty … Continue reading

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p2 for co-worker communication

If I had 30 co-workers, I would set up P2 for internal communications. Read how p2 changed everything for the firm Automattic.

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Kickstart your Campaigns

A few weeks ago, I became obsessed with a new website, a tool called Kickstarter.com. Have you heard of it? I became obsessed and couldn’t figure out why. A friend had invited me to support her art project. It was … Continue reading

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10 Tactics in Brooklyn

Around the globe, activists have surmounted huge hurdles with small budgets. Hear their stories, learn their techniques, and transform your cause. h3. March 16th – 7pm Join us March 16th, 2010 at 7pm for the film 10 Tactics for Turning … Continue reading

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