Bookshare Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary at Google

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Bookshare, Benetech’s pioneering digital library for people with print disabilities, celebrated its 10th birthday last night with a terrific party that was attended by many of our long-time friends and supporters.

10X: CEO’s Update: Spring 2014

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How can we use technology in a new way to improve people’s lives that is an order of magnitude better? Can we help stimulate the creation of far more technology-for-good ventures? While it’s not a panacea, technology has been the engine of so many improvements in society.

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White House Summit Promotes Pro Bono Service: Connecting Companies with Nonprofits for the Sake of Social Good

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At Blackbaud, our most recent pro bono champs come from our Products team, the group that scopes, designs, codes, tests and launches technology solutions that power the business of philanthropy. I’m off to the White House today.

The Case for Copyright Exceptions and Fair Use

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It also underscores just how critical a balanced copyright law is for technology innovation. We’re pleased to contribute to today’s theme, celebrating the fifth of the six principles: Fair Use Rights.

Betsy Beaumon on Benetech's Literacy Program

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The Year That Was and the New Year Ahead Guest Beneblog by Betsy Beaumon, Benetech's VP and General Manager of the Literacy Program 2012 was a year of titanic shifts in the fields of consumer technology, education, and publishing, along with the requisite challenges brought about by such rapid change. We celebrated the tenth anniversary of Bookshare—both online and with in real life—with gatherings of users, volunteers, partners, employees, and friends throughout the year.

Bookshare and the Power of We

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With technology, you can do incredible things, but with a galvanized community of supporters who work together toward a greater good, we can do anything. I’m excited to contribute to this topic in honor of the multitudes who work together to make a difference in the world through Bookshare, a global asset we have built with joint efforts of education, technology, publishing, student, parent, and volunteer communities.

Benetech: President's Update

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It’s worth celebrating but even more important, worth recognizing the incredible opportunities that we now have to make a difference on an even broader scale. Benetech President's Update Winter 2011 I’m pleased to provide you you a detailed update on Benetech for the first time in two years.