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Mobile, Voice-Operated Everything, and Security, Oh My! Top Nonprofit Tech for 2016

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Here's our look at the most interesting and fun things that happened in nonprofit technology this year. Probably the most amusing mobile story of 2016 was the overnight success of the Nintendo Pokémon Go scavenger hunt mobile app and how nonprofits attempted to use it for a hot minute. Lithium ion battery failures were big again this past year. Voice-Operated Everything. We can talk to our cars with voice command systems like the Ford SYNC.

SOCAP: The Market at the Intersection of Money and Meaning

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I thought it might be fun to recount a perfectly random cross-section of folks who came by chat at the TechSoup booth on a Tuesday at the SOCAP event. She said that it generates more electricity at a lower cost than lead-acid and lithium ion batteries. These are the people behind the great nonprofit Story of Stuff animated environmental videos. Frankie Ridolf i stopped by to see how they can do more to help nonprofits tell their story.

Interview with Jodie Van Horn of Freedom from Oil and Plug-in Bay Area

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When this program sprang up, Rainforest Action Network, had been involved in campaigns surrounding the crushing of the EV1 a decade ago, which happened here in California -- with the car mandate -- many people have now seen Who Killed The Electric Car , and it goes into explaining that story quite well. In September 2006, Marin County soft ordered 22 Plug-in Hybrids Electric Vehicles.