The Future is Flash

Beaconfire Wire

At Beaconfire, we are constantly scanning the horizon for new technologies to help our clients make the most of their investment in the Web. We decided to redesign their entire Web site to be an interactive Flash showcase.

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Flash Mob Gone Wrong. What if?

Network-Centric Advocacy

We know there have been flash mobs that lead to vandalism and muggings. Advocacy Strategy Communication Technology Current Affairs Examples of Network-Centric Advocacy Campaigns netcentric Organizing Guide Personal RantsFlashmob gone wrong.

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Getting Good Pictures - How to Use Your Flash

See What's Out There

David Pogue, the NYTimes technology writer, has some good advice about using digital cameras. One big issue in getting good pictures with amateur camera equipment is controlling the flash. What most people don’t consider, though, is that the flash generally provides horrible light. In any case, most people make two mistakes with the flash: using it when they shouldn’t, and not using it when they should. When to Avoid the Flash. Flash Modes.

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Wearable Computing: Sussing Out the Frontiers of Nonprofit Technology

Tech Soup Blog

last week to see what’s really going on in the frontier of nonprofit technology: wearable devices. As luck would have it, I got to chatting right away with Ned Malik, CTO of Vision Online , a DC-based company that provides cutting-edge information technology to government.

Nonprofit Technology News for March 2014

Tech Soup Blog

The nonprofit technology news this month reports on the reinvention of the wheel in India and Africa, how nonprofits are leading the wearable computing field, the privacy threat you may not have heard about yet, and plenty more. News flash.

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American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

She is a power user of Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver for her websites, InDesign for newsletters and pamphlets, and Flash for animations (all available to eligible nonprofits in the Adobe Creative Design Suite and some also individually available.).

3 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Use Vine And Instagram

TechImpact

They were born into a world saturated with technology, flashing lights and sounds, and commercials aiming for the “shock factor.” The post 3 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Use Vine And Instagram appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Change.org joins the ranks of widget makers | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Social Entrepreneurship , Startups , change.org , npwidget Change.org joins the ranks of widget makers 03.16.07 | 3141 23 Comments [link] Change.org+joins+the+ranks+of+widget+makers 2007-03-16+14%3A42%3A15 Allan+Benamer Change.org is now the THIRD Flash-based widget maker for the nonprofit sector. It looks like the sector is really heating up around this technology as people are realizing the ramifications of a revenue stream built on donations to nonprofits.

Computer Technologies Program in Berkeley: Windows MultiPoint Server Case Study

Tech Soup Blog

Computer Technologies Program in Berkeley, California, was one of our test sites. Computer Technologies Program has an employment placement rate of 80% and has served as the model for technical training programs. Computer Technologies Program Recommendations to Others.

ChipIn has some competition: carebadges.com | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Startups , carebadges.com ChipIn has some competition: carebadges.com 03.08.07 | 3127 No Comments [link] ChipIn+has+some+competition%3A+carebadges.com 2007-03-08+18%3A50%3A33 Allan+Benamer It was bound to happen sooner or later, another company has developed a Flash fundraising widget similar to ChipIn.com’s. This expands to TWO the number of Flash-based fundraising widget companies.

Register for the Nonprofit Technology Conference by February 17th

NTEN

We're less than 3 months away from the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference , NTEN's signature three-day gathering that brings together nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness. This year, we hope you'll join the nonprofit technology community in San Francisco, April 3-5. Technology as a Catalyst for Openness. Managing a Flash Crisis: How to Handle Online Criticism of Your Organization.

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gokubi.com

SlideShare takes you ppt file, converts it to flash, then makes in embeddable on your site for viewing. This entry was posted on Monday, October 16th, 2006 at 3:38 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home My Dreamforce Slides My Dreamforce Slides Last Updated on Monday, 16 October 2006 03:38 Written by Steve Monday, 16 October 2006 03:38 Check out this cool service for posting Powerpoint slides on the web.

Non-profit Technology Search-O-Rama | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I’m all for expanding the search engine to include more resources for nonprofit technology workers. 116 5 Comments [link] Non-profit+Technology+Search-O-Rama 2006-11-08+20%3A23%3A00 Allan+Benamer 48) { this.width = 48; this.height = 48; } ; if (this.width On 11.09.06

Selecting your FIRST technology vendor | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Strategy Selecting your FIRST technology vendor 04.01.06 | 30 No Comments [link] Selecting+your+FIRST+technology+vendor 2006-04-01+05%3A07%3A57 Allan+Benamer NPower posted a white paper on February 22, 2006 to Techsoup called Selecting the Right Technology Vendor. It’s an article purporting to show how a nonprofit should select a technology vendor.

Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Pages Leaderboard Last Updated: 12/15/2008 This is a list of best of breed technologies that I recommend for nonprofits in the $0 to $10 million dollar range. I’ve reviewed a lot of these technologies in the past. The selection criteria for these recommendations are mostly centered around achieving the highest possible return on investment for the technology you select.

Electronic Gift Ideas – Five Gadgets a Techie Will Love

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

With an internal flash memory of 2 GB and rechargeable lithium battery, it will last and lets you record video and voice. TechnologyOh yes – always so hard to buy for him, is not it? Well, no, in fact, men love gadgets, buy him a new gadget at an online store. So, here are 5 ideas, which can be easily obtained in an online store. The Agent Watch – how about a quartz watch that contains a hidden color camcorder?

New report on wireless technology for nonprofits released | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Mobile , nptech New report on wireless technology for nonprofits released 04.29.08 | 3402 5 Comments [link] New+report+on+wireless+technology+for+nonprofits+released 2008-04-29+18%3A01%3A10 Allan+Benamer A new report called Wireless Technology for Social Change: Trends in NGO Mobile Use , was released today by the United Nations Foundation and The Vodafone Group Foundation.

DIAGRAM Center

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Of course, just as we're solving the text problem, more and more content is moving to richer, more visual forms like graphics, simulations and flash! The initial part of the project was to do a detailed survey of existing assistive technology products, to get a baseline for current support for accessible graphics. But, it’s turned out to be one of the best surveys of assistive technology we’ve ever seen.

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The Old and The New: It’s Always Our Challenge

Connection Cafe

I learned computer programming in a chilly room filled with massive equipment, flashing lights and mysterious noises. Nonprofit Fundraising #nptech donor retention fundraising tools nonprofit technology NXT I recently completed my goal to earn a Doctorate. The last time I attended a university, it was on a beautiful, old campus lined with brick buildings with white pillars.

Google Co-op and Nonprofit Technology | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Internet , nptech Google Co-op and Nonprofit Technology 10.24.06 | 106 7 Comments [link] Google+Co-op+and+Nonprofit+Technology 2006-10-24+14%3A19%3A10 Allan+Benamer Techcrunch yesterday did a write-up on a new feature of Google called Google Co-op. There’s more after the jump… I decided to create a customized Google search engine that I call “Nonprofit Technology Search-a-rama&# to search nonprofit tech sites.

Mobile-Friendly Searching: Getting Your Non-Profit’s Website Up to Speed

Byte Technology

It seems that the search engine behemoth is rolling out a new algorithm that will now rank sites based on how they render across the wide spectrum of mobile devices, whether they be smartphones, tablets or even the new watch technologies.

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4 Steps To Assessing Your Data Protection Plan

TechImpact

external hard drives and flash drives), the source you backup to matters. The post 4 Steps To Assessing Your Data Protection Plan appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of GRT Corp.

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Your website should be seen and not heard…until I say so

Judi Sohn

I know there are plug-ins I can install that will disable flash and scripting, but I’ve found those to penalize my surfing experience on other sites that know how to respect their visitors. Tags: Internet & Technology If you’ve known me online for a while you know this is a huge pet peeve of mine…websites that make noise as soon as you visit them. Drives me batty. Like movie sites, vacation planning sites want you to have the full multimedia experience.

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CharityVillage® Research: Communications: Content is king online

AFP Blog

CharityVillage® Research: Communications: Content is king online : "Content is king online Pattie LaCroixBy Pattie LaCroix August 28, 2006 You remember the days when flash movies on a web site were all the rage? Remember having to wait through long loading times just to view the same flash movie over and over again every time you came to the same web site?

The Last Walk

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

On rare occasions, I choose to share something personal on my blog, which focuses normally on Benetech, technology for good and social entrepreneurship.

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Know Your Audience: How to Use Google Analytics With Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

By having the ability to track your traffic by geographical locations, knowing what type of browser they’re using and even charting their screen resolutions, JavaScript and Flash support, language etc. The post Know Your Audience: How to Use Google Analytics With Your WordPress Site appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. Successful website owners and administrators all have one thing in common: they know their audience.

The Need for Speed: The Overwhelming Benefits of a Fast Website Hosting

Byte Technology

SSDs save data on linked flash memory chips, meaning they can read and transfer data at nearly three times the rates of more conventional hard-disk drives (HDD). Learn more about Byte Technology’s high-speed web hosting for nonprofits.

3 Superhuman Ways Donor Management Software Can Improve Your Organization’s Fundraising Efforts

NonProfit Hub

The Justice League contains Superman, Batman, Flash, and… hmm, if only I had an easy way to check. Donor Retention Featured Nonprofit TechnologyGretchen Barry is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub and the Director of Marketing of NonProfitEasy. She has been a leader in corporate communications and marketing for 20+ years. Gretchen has published numerous articles related to charitable giving and is a passionate advocate for public schools.

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11 Mobile Website Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To learn more about launching a mobile strategy for your nonprofit, please see the upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Utilize Mobile Technology and Mobile Fundraising. Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Utilize Mobile Technology and Mobile Fundraising.

Hands-On with the Google Cr-48 Notebook

Tech Soup Blog

Content sites, using Flash technology, worked and responded quickly, even the online version of Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Express Editor. Acquiring Technology GreenTech Hardware Operating Systems Using the Web and Internet

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Smartphone Security: How To Erase SD Cards

Tech Soup Blog

Secure Digital (SD) cards are removable flash storage memory cards that most smartphones and digital cameras use to increase the storage capacity. Removable Flash Storage (SD Cards). Additional TechSoup Resources: Donated and Discounted Mobile Technology.

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Making Your Website Mobile Friendly

NetWits

Not only are mobile users becoming increasingly frequent website visitors, but new technologies, such as the Apple iPad, are changing the way browsers access websites. Ditch the flash.

The Johnny Cash Project: A Participatory Music Video That Sings

Museum 2.0

The color contrast is poor, the instructions are somewhat mysterious, and everything's in Flash. Tags: Technology Tools Worth Checking Out design Unusual Projects and Influences usercontent

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Seven Tips for Nonprofits Going Mobile

Tech Soup Blog

Don’t use technology that doesn’t work on many mobile devices. These include anything developed in Flash and animations. Don’t use technology that doesn’t work on many mobile devices. These include anything developed in Flash and animations.

Direct Marketing Trends You Won’t Read About in InStyle Magazine

Connection Cafe

Are these flash-in-the-pan trends, like the velour tracksuit, or are they here to stay and worth investing in? News flash: these direct marketing fundraising trends are here to stay. . Without having to invest in cookie-tracing technology. I love fashion trends.

Web 2.0 Part I

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Web 2.0 Writing a series I think gives me the space and time to think about particular technology issues in way more detail than I can in one post, and Web 2.0 The technologies generally connected to Web 2.0 Jumping on any technology bandwagon has its pitfalls, and this one is no different.

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Theatre Flashmobs on YouTube and Swarms of Theater Goers on FourSquare

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

   And it seems like the concept of flash mobs for the arts is not limited to FourSquare. Tags: Art Sector Arts & Technology location

Tell me a Story: Narrated Online Collections with VoiceThread

Museum 2.0

They are committed to making this technology accessible (and free!) Tags: storytelling Technology Tools Worth Checking Out web2.0 I try not to focus too heavily on web tools on this blog, but this application is too lovely to pass up.

Vote for DataMasher in Apps for America 2

Influence

The result displays in table format as well as visualized on an interactive, "heat," Flash-based map of the United States. Tags: Communication Government Transparency Strategy Technology Over the past month, I had the privilege of being the Forum One Project Manager for a fun, open-source web application development contest: the Apps for America 2: Data.gov Challenge.

Nonprofit Professionals: Don’t Let Email Spoil Your Summer Vacation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We learned that taking a technology break during this time can help accelerate the benefits of time off. Remove notifications: Also, remove all notifications from your apps – that way you won’t be tempted when you notification flash up.

The Bring Your Own Device Nightmare

Idealware

Lasa is a London-based development and resource agency for advice and information providers and has been providing technology advice to third sector organisations since 1984. Thousands of internal organisational confidential documents can be copied, innocently or maliciously, in minutes to someone’s USB flash drive. A USB flash drive lost on the train can find its way into the wrong hands, generating negative PR, fines, lost clients, members and – potentially - funding.

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What is cloud computing?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology What is cloud computing?

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So You Think You Know Acrobat?

Tech Soup Blog

PDFs can also be a container of different file formats, allowing the user to embed pictures, PDFs, and even Flash files to create a professional document to showcase your different types of work.

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