French Billionaire Opens Tuition-Free School in Silicon Valley - Bloomberg

AFP Blog

French Billionaire Opens Tuition-Free School in Silicon Valley - Bloomberg : "Based on the model Niel launched in France in 2013, the U.S.-based based non-profit will grow to 10,000 students within the next five years, the school said, allowing the institution to train information technology talent in large numbers." 'via via Blog this

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Google Gmail down across the world, massive outage (updated) - Computerworld Blogs

AFP Blog

I've also tried to log onto Gmail from servers in London, Spain and France without any luck Google Gmail down across the world, massive outage (updated) - Computerworld Blogs: "users in Europe and Asia that are also out.

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FACT Social Justice Challenge (2010) | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org

AFP Blog

and France that educate FACT Social Justice Challenge (2010) | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org: "The French American Charitable Trust (FACT) is pleased to announce the second annual FACT Social Justice Awards. FACT is committed to addressing the fundamental inequalities and injustices in our society by helping develop and sustain networks of community-based groups in the U.S.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing

AFP Blog

Libraries as far afield as Japan, France and the US are realising that the ubiquity of the internet means that sites that could disappear need to be preserved for posterity Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing: "The British Library’s UK Web Archive project to save all the UK’s free-access web sites underlines just how pervasive the internet’s role in people’s lives has become.

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How to Get a Raise in the Nonprofit Sector

NonProfit Hub

The other day I got sucked into a viral Facebook video about how France and America are different when it comes to work-life balance and vacation time. “In In France, vacation is a right, not a privilege,” a french woman in the video explains.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

From We Are Social Singapore. This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

TechSoup French Partner Leads the Way to Sustainable Tech

Tech Soup Blog

But it's also the second largest mobile phone recycler in France and one of the largest in Europe. ADB is located in Le Pin, a rural village in central France in the Auvergne region. ADB's project with Orange France, for instance, includes a national collection program.

WiserEarth.org Goes Multi-lingual: Guest Post by Peggy Duvette, WiserEarth

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This effort was realized thanks to more than 10 months of work by a team of 43 volunteer translators based in Brazil, France, Mexico and the US.

Lame spam of the day: job offers from ITX

Robert Weiner

Sender: Frances Bateman (noreply@job.com). I got 5 versions of this over the last few days, all offering the position of Regional Agent with ITX LLC. Quite a hiring spree. Some claimed to come from job.com, others from monster.com. None had links or attachments, just a reply address. Sender: Beulah Maldonado (noreply@monster.com). Subject: Job with a flexible work schedule. Text: An Employment for You! We believed you would be interested in this job: Job Information.

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Solved! The Nonprofit Data Mystery

Connection Cafe

Later in the story, Dupin is offered 50,000 francs as a reward for returning the letter. “The Purloined Letter” is a well known short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It’s a detective story in which the main character, C. Auguste Dupin, is hired to find a valuable letter that has been stolen.

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How To Stop Your Nonprofit’s After Hours Email Habit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are several ways to address this situation without resorting to moving to France where after hours emails are illegal.

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Optimistic about Marrakesh Treaty!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The World Blind Union’s ( WBU ) Right to Read campaign for ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty just concluded two days of meetings in Berlin, Germany. The attendees were mostly the regional coordinators of the campaign, and the news was good.

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The Secret to Better Web Writing

SocialFish

March 14-15, 2016 – Paris, France. It might not be what you expect. Last week I had the pleasure of teaching the Principles of Digital Writing to a group of content creators at a scientific society. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them.

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How To Understand The Native Language Of Facebook

John Haydon

It’s like learning to speak French only from a book and then actually visiting France. If you’re not using Facebook as an individual, you’ll never really fully understand the culture. Those who live there will be able to tell you’re a foreigner in a matter of seconds.

Microsoft OneNote Gives Dyslexic Kids a New Learning Experience

Tech Soup Blog

Mr. Masson persuaded Air France to donate its pilots' tablet PCs to projects like Ordyslexie. Air France gladly donated 2,000 tablet PCs with styluses. Thanks to dedicated parents from disability organizations like APEDYS and FUSO, this project has now spread rapidly across France.

Parents Together Creates a Text Message Quiz to Raise Awareness For Working Mothers

Mobile Commons

Meanwhile, in places like France, moms can start their paid leave 50 days before they’re due.” Being a working mother can seem like an Olympic event.

Google Analytics Report Shows People Are Spending Less Time on Websites

Frogloop

The highest conversation rates were seen in the UK, France, and India at 1.2%. Ever wonder how your organization’s website traffic compares to other organizations? Google Analytics just released some great data after analyzing hundreds of thousands of websites between November 2010 and February 2011. Check out Google Analytics Website Data. Compared to a year ago, websites have seen reduced page visits and average time spent on sites. The average user spends about 5.23

Breakthrough on Global Access at WIPO in Geneva!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

UK, France, Spain) would have access to crucially important cultural, vocational and educational materials. The European Union (especially France) does not want a treaty, and is supported in this by the United States. There has been a major breakthrough recently on international copyright negotiations in Geneva around improved access for people who have print disabilities.

Free Webinar on October 23! Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2014

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

Responses were received from 2,383 individuals in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. One Fundraising Approach Doesn’t Fit All: When asked to rank the fundraising efforts that are the top drivers of donations to the organization, respondents from Australia, France, Germany, New Zealand and the U.S. Fewer than half report such requests in Canada, France, Germany, and Italy.

Le meilleur plombier dans le Nord

FI Space

Tarifs plombier dans le Nord de la France. Vous avez un problème d’évier, vous voulez que ce problème soit résolu au plus vite. Vous voulez refaire l’installation de votre système de plomberie et vous désirez que ce soit sans faute. Vous ne savez pas à qui faire appel.

Summer Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Submit Your Projects to the FACT Social Justice Challenge at NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

and France that educate, organize, and empower people to actively participate in developing public policies that directly affect their lives. This announcement was also published on the NetSquared Blog. The French American Charitable Trust (FACT) and NetSquared are pleased to announce the second annual FACT Social Justice Awards. Submissions are now open for your innovative projects that leverage web and mobile technologies to foster collaboration around social justice issues.

Free Webinar on February 27: 10 Online Communications and Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Year-End Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Winter Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

4 Lessons from Psychology to Turn Your Members into Donors

Connection Cafe

In an effort to increase that percentage, the researchers then asked the Swiss people the same question, but this time offered 5000 francs (about $2175) per person per year as compensation to dump the waste in their community. Guest post by Laura Beussman, Blackbaud’s Sr.

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5 Questions Every Nonprofit Organization Must Ask Itself

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Kasturi Rangan and Frances Hesselbein, encourages readers to ask these five critical questions about their organizations: What is our Mission? If you are leading a nonprofit organization, take the hour or two to read Peter F.

Digital Storytelling Tweet Chat Goes Global April 16

Tech Soup Blog

British summer time Using data to tell a story Paris, France 2:00 p.m. TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge is here! All April long, we're putting on events to sharpen your digital storytelling skills.

Google Analytics Report Shows Web Users Spend Less Time on Websites

Frogloop

The highest conversation rates were seen in the UK, France, and India at 1.2%. Ever wonder how your organization’s website traffic compares to other organizations? Google Analytics just released some great data after analyzing hundreds of thousands of websites between November 2010 and February 2011. Check out Google Analytics Website Data. Compared to a year ago, websites have seen reduced page visits and average time spent on sites. The average user spends about 5.23

4x4 Joistke Tagged Me

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

4 places I liked: Siem Reap, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia Provence, France Singapore. Joistke tagged me with the 4x4 game activity. And, no, Joistke, I haven't done this before. So, here goes.

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Fall Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer

SocialFish

This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their sites.

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TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

She grew up in Central America, studied in France, and is a graduate of San Francisco State University. Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there.

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Saint-Étienne , France: Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre 2017. Saint-Étienne , France: RPLL: Rencontres Professionnelles du Logiciel Libre. Technology helps nonprofits deliver on our missions more effectively, but it can also be fiendishly complicated.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

She spoke plainly to the women of France and stated that the revolution at-hand was their opportunity to fight for and achieve the advantages so freely offered to their male counterparts. Chanel's designs revolutionized views on women in society and opened doors for modernization in France and worldwide. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Paris, France to attend the 5ème conférence de fundraising pour le secteur culturel (5th conference on fundraising for the cultural sector) put on by the Association Française des Fundraisers (French Association of Fundraisers). This was my first return visit to France since studying abroad in Montpellier twelve years ago. posted by Maureen O'Brien Development Director Musical Instrument Museum.

Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Maureen O''Brien Development Director Musical Instrument Museum I recently had the opportunity to travel to Paris, France to attend the 5ème conférence de fundraising pour le secteur culturel (5th conference on fundraising for the cultural sector) put on by the Association Française des Fundraisers (French Association of Fundraisers). This was my first return visit to France since studying abroad in Montpellier twelve years ago.

It's Not Possible to Know What's Possible

Have Fun - Do Good

I made it to test vlogging for the first time, and I chose this quote from Hope's Edge by Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe to go with it: [H]ope does not come from convincing ourselves the good news is winning out over the bad. Click to Play This is a 14 second video made with my digital camera of trees in the Redwood Regional Park in Oakland.

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