Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

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New York Every year, social entrepreneurs and donors (along with a whole lot of other folks) converge on New York City. We recently wrote a piece in Medium on our concerns about new privacy legislation affecting nonprofits that work in schools.

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It was designed by a New York artist named Cindy Workman. Cindy is having an art show, and if you are in New York, you should take a look.

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Foundation Testing Potential of Philanthropy via Internet - New York Times National Feed - GainesvilleSun.com

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Foundation Testing Potential of Philanthropy via Internet - New York Times National Feed - GainesvilleSun.com: "Foundation Testing Potential of Philanthropy via Internet 12:00 am, December 13, 2007The Case Foundation is embarking on an effort to test the potential of citizen-led philanthropy via the Internet.

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Buy a Laptop for a Child, Get Another Laptop Free - New York Times

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Buy a Laptop for a Child, Get Another Laptop Free - New York Times: "nd he is reaching out to the public to try to give the laptop campaign a boost. The marketing program, to be announced today, is called “Give 1 Get 1,” in which Americans and Canadians can buy two laptops for $399. One of the machines will be given to a child in a developing nation, and the other one will be shipped to the

The Larger Challenge (and Opportunity) for One Laptop Per Child - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

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The Larger Challenge (and Opportunity) for One Laptop Per Child - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog: "The One Laptop Per Child project is starting a “Give 1 Get 1? campaign to try to jumpstart its drive to bring computers to children in the developing world. As its name suggests, the marketing campaign combines philanthropy with geeky self-interest — give one of the innovative laptops to a

Online Branding Takeaways - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Thanks to Alan Rosenblatt for hosting and Michael Bassik and Emily Williams from MSHC Partners and Daphne Schwab from The New York Times for presenting their takes on online branding. To create a new comment, use the form below.

ISO Understanding: Rethinking Art Museum Labels

Museum 2.0

I don't usually fist-pump while reading the New York Times. But I’d been scribbling notes for an art museum label post for awhile, and then yesterday, the NY Times had a review of a new show at MOMA, Comic Abstraction. If you are new to art, you don’t know what you are missing.

If the Times can’t sell it… | Beaconfire Wire

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Clinton Global Initiative

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I'm greatly enjoying the CGI event this week in New York. Many great social entrepreneurs running around along with the world leaders (and of course, Angelina Jolie). I've been taking a fair number of pictures.

CNN to steer audience to charities - baltimoresun.com

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CNN to steer audience to charities - baltimoresun.com: "NEW YORK // CNN plans to go beyond reporting the news by directing its viewers to charity and relief efforts involved in some of their stories.".

Online activism wins another one | Beaconfire Wire

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» Online activism wins another one Posted Monday, March 19th, 2007 at 2:08 pm by Lynn (39 posts) This New York Times editorial is a must-read for all online activists. TXU “agreed to cut the number of new TXU coal plants from 11 to 3, to support a U.S. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Slashdot | Bloggers Propose Code of Conduct

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Slashdot | Bloggers Propose Code of Conduct: "Bloggers Propose Code of ConductPosted by CowboyNeal on Tuesday April 10, @03:55AMfrom the manners-maketh-man dept.The Internet Privacyakintayo writes 'The New York Times reports that in response to the recent brouhaha, some technology bloggers have suggested raising the level of civility on tech blogs by implementing a code of conduct."Tags:

USA Today Offers News Modules Users Can Put On Personal Pages

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USA Today Offers News Modules Users Can Put On Personal Pages: "NEW YORK (AP)--USA Today is plunging into a hot new Internet technology, offering users the ability to install 'widgets' on their blogs and personal Web pages that contain news updates and other information from the newspaper.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

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In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries." Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

The Kindle: Pretty Cool!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I bought my Kindle on the first day of availability, and received it the day before Thanksgiving (2007). It goes pretty fast on the New York Times, but I wonder about being on a plane wishing it had downloaded something already when the wireless needs to be off. Amazon.com: Kindle This is the first ebook product that gives me a vision of where the book is going to go. I am imagining students with complete libraries without having to carry twenty pounds in their backpacks!

MacArthur Foundation Event About To Start!

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Check out the article on the New York Times There are almost 200 hundred avatars here and it's twenty minutes before the event!

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

In his speech, he pledged to "create a new corps of business volunteers to partner with counterparts in Muslim-majority countries." Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Internet Governance

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Fascinating panel: Vint Cerf (Google), Michael Dell(), John Markoff (New York Times), Hamadoun Toure (ITU), Jonathan Zittrain (Oxford) and moderated by Paul Saffo (Institute for the Future). I attended the Internet governance panel this morning (lest you think that Davos is all play and no work).

Darfur: An Atrocity That Needs No Exaggeration

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The Benetech team read with great interest the recent Op-Ed in The New York Times, entitled An Atrocity That Needs No Exaggeration. The Op-Ed notes the recent ruling in Britain against the Save Darfur Coalition for overstating the number of dead in Darfur. Britain's Advertising Standards Authority found that Save Darfur's estimate of 400,000 killed in the conflict is based on flawed research.

Raise Your Hand for Girls on October 11, 2012

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Although we had been trading letters for two years , I met Sopharath face-to-face in 2007 and recorded this interview.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Mountaintop Mining – Seeing is rejecting.

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You can read about it more in today’s New York Times. The water is still there, however new flow paths are created.

Carrie Karnos, recipient of the 2006 James H. Veale Humanitarian Award.

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Here's the letter from the editor of Matilda Ziegler Magazine, which explains why Carrie was deserving of this award: A Letter from the Editor New York City Dec. Bookshare's collection includes all the books that have appeared in the top 10 on The New York Times Best Sellers lists in fiction and nonfiction, hardback and paperback alike, from September 2005 through November 2006.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home NPower New York hiring two Salesforce.com consultants NPower New York hiring two Salesforce.com consultants Last Updated on Monday, 14 August 2006 10:38 Written by Steve Monday, 14 August 2006 10:38 My friends at NPower New York are hiring a Salesforce.com Implementation Consultant and a Salesforce.com Project Manager on contract.

WWYDO? | Beaconfire Wire

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Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 at 5:04 pm by John Brian (91 posts) The New York Times has inspired me to coin a new motto: What Would You Do Offline?

Twitter for Airport Travel Hassles

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My connecting flight out of New York was delayed by 4 hours! I'm in the Columbia River Gorge on the Oregon/Washington border (finally) to do my Nonprofits and Social Media Workshop at the RWJ Foundation's annual meeting for grantees.

Blog Day and One Web Day: Are You Participating?

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August 31, 2007 is the third annual Blog Day. I enjoyed Sopheap's recent post about public education about not littering in Cambodia ) After I get back in September, OneWebDay is next community web event on my calendar scheduled for September 22, 2007.

Flickr As Mechanism To Reconnect With Professional Colleagues

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I met her like ten years ago when I leading training workshops for arts educators, artists, and arts organizations throughout New York State on how to use the Internet. Meet Susan Silverman.

Give One, Get One: One Laptop Per Child.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I was hopeful when I heard about The One Laptop Per Child - XO Giving on NPR yesterday morning and it also reported in the New York Times and ABC news. DC Metblogger Flickr Photo. Almost exactly two years ago, the One Laptop Per Child launched.

Communicating the soul of your non-profit

Rebooting Charity

A bunch of creative types in New York are hiring and did this video one night after work. This is bloody brilliant. You can see by the comments , that they’ve received no shortage of offers.

A few Expat Bloggers in Cambodia

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Andy Roberts is a doctoral student from the New York Botanical Garden doing his research in a rural province in Cambodia. Photo by Mythicaldude. The Cambodian Blog community has many facets, including an active group of "ex-pat" bloggers.

I'm Enroute to Cambodia: From Logan to LAX and Productive Blogging Tip

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Before I left, Robert Weiner shared an article in the New York Times by Jane Brody on How to Outwit Jetlag using melatonin and controlled exposure to sunlight.

A Tour of Free Geek in Portland

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The space reminded of the many artist-run spaces and community centers I've visited when I worked with the New York Foundation of the Arts. For example, there was Chinese New Year's Dragon made from the paper inside of printer drums. Skeleton Dance by jpmercury.

Games for Change Is Seeking A Community Manager

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I don't normally blog job announcements, but it is such a great organization and if I lived in New York I'd be appying myself Games for Change is looking to hire a community manager to manage a variety of online projects, primarily the Knowledge Network. This is a resource directory and social networking space for the MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media and Learning Initiative, a 4-year funded project going into its 2nd year.

Virtual Platforms for Good: Empowering Individuals

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She points out why this was such a groundbreaking event and suggests a compelling new metaphor for philanthropy: Imagine if philanthropy sought to be an "empowering platform for individuals (and organizations) to make change." New York Times articlePhoto UgoTrade Blog.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Join David Pogue in New Orleans

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I am very excited that David Pogue , my favorite New York Times technology columnist, is the keynote speaker. So, register for the NTC today and meet us March 19-21 in New Orleans!

Open Source Cinema

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My first challenge is in acknowledgment of March being Boycott The RIAA Month: The RIAA theme song by the New York Times' David Pogue. Brett's Remix of Lessig's Words. Brett Gaylor is a amazing! His newest project is Open Source Cinema.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Tag Line: Keeping You Smarter Through Blogging

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Asthma Free School Zones

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Seems simple enough, but our friends at New York's Asthma Free School Zones have been finding it quite a challenge to get this message across. One really simple way to use less fuel and improve air quality is to avoid using your vehicle's engine - except when driving.

Live Blog Post from MacArthur Foundation: Virtual World Event on Philanthropy

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For context, see the event announcement and today's New York Times article. this new medium, we should not control people's choices. Second Thoughts blog, " We Need a New Kind of Philanthropy " Don't Tell the Donor Blog. New York Times article

Kiva in Second Life: Interview With Official SL Volunteers

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Kiva.org has already had a very big year, funding about $9 million worth of loans so far, and having been featured in the mainstream media including the Wall Street Journal , New York Times , Oprah and on ABC News.