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Pipes (1) Current Projects , Programming How to create a REST request for Alexa Web Information Services in Ruby 04.09.06 | 31 No Comments [link] How+to+create+a+REST+request+for+Alexa+Web+Information+Services+in+Ruby 2006-04-10+04%3A52%3A36 Allan+Benamer Hi all, I’ve been busy creating the beginnings of my super-duper Real-Time Popularity Engine and instead of doing it in PHP (seems like the OSS version of vbscript – hehe), I decided to do it in Ruby on Rails.

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Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

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They discussed more pragmatic than philosophical questions , particularly the ethical implications of AI. It powers Alexa’s speech recognition, Waymo’s self-driving cars, Google’s on-the-fly translations, and more.

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Hearing an Echo in the Voice AI Wilderness

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If you aren’t aware (and I doubt anyone reading this isn’t), Amazon Echo is a smart speaker that uses “Alexa,” which works as a sort of personal assistant. Amazon’s regular “What’s new with Alexa?” Good question. Questions to ask.

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Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits and other Social Good Organizations

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While it may not have been perfect, Clippy should be considered the grandfather of Apple’s Siri, Google’s Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Amazon’s Alexa.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » How many site visitors do you have? Or is that the wrong question?

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Or is that the wrong question? There is an even bigger problem for companies such as comScore , Nielson/NetRatings and Alexa that are trying to tell us how many people went to a site when they don’t even have access to the server logs.

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OSS CMS Beauty Contest | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Which CMS has the most talent, looks best in a swimsuit and can answer questions about world peace eloquently? alexa website statistics by alexaholic Confessions I fully expected Joomla and Mambo to do well in this battle but I didn’t know Drupal was so hot! 2) Alexa traffic is a little misleading in that Zope/Plone may be very healthy commuinties primarily composed of vendors… and hence the lower traffic rating. Alexa will NOT give the full story.

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AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

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This will be help voice assistants like Alexa improve as well as software that automatically analyzes documents inside law firms and others organizations. Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits with an eye towards our next book.

Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley

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These are some of the questions that Alexa Cortes Culwell and I set out to answer in our new report, The Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy. Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley. Guest Post By Heather McLeod Grant.

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AI with a Social Impact: The Top 5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Explore Chatbots

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From self-driving vehicles to Alexa, our lives are slowly transforming as a result of constantly changing and improving AI. Chatbots Can Answer Frequently Asked Questions Directly and Quickly. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the new tech craze, and everyone wants in.

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The Nonprofits That Rule Social Media & The Web

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for web; Alexa Rank , Compete Visitors , Google PageRank and for social media; Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers and lastly Charity Navigator’s 4 star rating scale). What questions and best practices would you like addressed through further research?

PBS Development Presentation (Draft)

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I know this question has been asked before, but if you don't have a lot of resources to purchase subscriptions to services that give detailed audience size and monthly growth statistics and demographics, where can you find some summaries for free? The chat above is from Alexa and is shows the growth of page views for facebook versus myspace over the past three years. I'm headed out to Palm Springs for PBS Development 2007. Another attempt at the Meet Jane style.

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Using Metrics To Harvest Insights About Your Social Media Strategy

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Do posts with more questions in the title and questions in the end generate more comments? You could analyze your blog using services like compete and Alexa - Alan Benamer has done this. . What reflective questions do you ask while looking at your data? Photo by Dwinton.

What do web stats mean, anyway?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The question I want to ask is, what do web stats really mean, anyway? I think that metrics to answer specific questions related to outcomes or improvement are useful. You can “withhold&# web site stats but Compete, Alexa, GetClicky and a host of other sites will not let you do so. The question is – what example are you setting?

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Social Media ROI Case Study Slam Panel at 08NTC: Carie Lewis, Human Society

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good for time-sensitive response (answer questions, defense, etc) -do a regular google search for related terms - Pr / newspaper coverage Friend recruitment (TAF) - bulletin reposts on myspace Not just number, but quality of blogs look at technorati and alexa rankings PROCESS / STRATEGY Top 10 referrers were all from mail programs ??? | View | Upload your own. Notes ABOUT ME My name is Carie and I???m m the Internet Marketing Manager for The Humane Society of the United States.

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Hail to the Chairman, Joel Burton responds… and so do I | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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These are much better questions for most small/medium-sized firms that popularity, even if you could measure that well. Progress is possible if – yes, you guessed it – the nonprofit workers listen, ask questions, and listen some more. Well, I’m asking these questions of the OSS consultant community. As an aside, according to Alexa, 32% of joomla.org’s site is directed to forums.joomla.org.