NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: This Week in NPTech


Those familiar with Michelle's work in the nptech sphere understand that this non-open-source tool review is rare, so go take a gander and join the discussion in the comments! And we can't forget to highlight the fact that TechSoup 's NetSquared Mashup Challenge helps encourage, spread the news about, and fund this type of work each year. I'm also picking up on the buzz I hear on listservs, Twitter, and directly from you!

NpTechTag Summary: NpTech Events, Twitters, and Green Web Hosting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Net2 Houston, August Photo by Eschipul Nonprofits in Second Life Gala Opening Photo by RubyJi By looking at the photos tagged with NpTech, nonprofit techies were either on vacation or attending events. Speaking of personal fundraising campaign, check out the " luck of seven " - an open source journey around the world documenting free culture, social innovators, and global change from noel hildalgo, a new york city-based activist, organizer, blogger, and barcamper.


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NpTechTag Summary: Insect Antennae, A Blast from the Past, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is based on some open source code called Pligg that creates a "digg" like interface. The nptech tag stream (plus other sources) has been imported, so you can comment and vote on tagged items. Netsquared Technology Innovation Fund which is high on the agenda of this year's Netsquared Conference. A quick review of the results of Isovera Survey of Open Source Content Management Satisfaction in Nonprofit Organizations.

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Source blog (whose new blog template sports Facebook colors and font style) takes issue with Deborah's post. Michelle Murrain adds that she won't sign up until the content is more compelling and the social graph is open. If we're thinking of Facebook groups (or listservs for that matter) as online communities, what personalities do you see in the communities you are managing? NTEN blog summarizes the discussion thread about wiki software from the listserv on its blog.

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Kintera going open platform? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Kintera , eCRM , nptech Kintera going open platform? 05.09.07 | 3159 7 Comments [link] Kintera+going+open+platform%3F 2007-05-09+23%3A12%3A08 Allan+Benamer I never thought I’d say that but that’s what I’m hearing from my Kintera sources. Everyone knows I’m a huge open API fan so this is what I think what Kintera ought to do with regard to an open platform to regain both market share and technical credibility in the space.

NpTech Tag: Change.org To Launch White-Label Social Network for Nonprofits, GeekToys that Give Geekbumps, and Blog Readability

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

leading to an impassioned request for best practices for minimizing damage when this security breaches occur on several listservs. The NOSI Choosing and Using Free and Open Source primer is on the ICT Hub Knowledgebase! Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary. What reading level is your blog? Most NpTech blogs are high school level. Remember, it's not the level , but whether it is a match to your audience.

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