Malaysia Party

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

After the opening show, we were treated to a short video extolling the virtues of investing in Malaysia. Every year there's a big party at the WEF on the last night (Saturday). Countries vie to sponsor the main event, throwing a big show and serving up their best food.

Malaysian not-for-profits to get a Google leg up | Digital News Asia

AFP Blog

Malaysian not-for-profits to get a Google leg up | Digital News Asia : "GOOGLE Malaysia has launched a programme that it said would enable not-for-profit organisations in the country to better serve their respective causes by making use of some of the company’s tools for free or at “highly discounted” rates.

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Making Meaningful Connections: Inspiring New Report from Irvine and Helicon

Museum 2.0

If you are reading this report in Manchester or Malaysia or Memphis, you will find meaningful and useful content. Our work to transform the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History into a participatory and community-centered place has been heavily supported by the James Irvine Foundation.

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, I am currently in Southeast Asia presenting social media trainings to nonprofits in Malaysia, Singapore and Manila – most of which are just getting started with using social media. The following is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of the newly released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Though most nonprofits in the United States, Canada and the U.K.

Check out this blog workshop!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Khmerak (aka Phnom Penh Geek) who is off to Malaysia , along with Lux Mean - also shared their experience. This week several Cambodian bloggers conducted a workshop on Personal Information Technology at International University. Kalyan Keo was one of the presenters. This is very exciting to read about. It looks like it was more of a presentation than hands-on lab experience (I'm sure computer labs with Internet connections aren't easy to come by.).

What Is TechSoup Up To in Asia (Now)?

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Asia currently offers product donations from our donating partners Microsoft, Symantec, and SAP, as well as relevant and useful content to NGOs in Singapore and Malaysia. Aletha Schelby is Program Manager for TechSoup Asia. Having been at TechSoup Global for eight years now, I can remember what it was like before we added the “Global” to our name (literally and figuratively).

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia.

NetCentric Advocacy: Online Organizing: Social Network Study of Race and Use Clusters of Myspace or Facebook based on Incoming Class at Northwestern

Network-Centric Advocacy

Additionally, the latter group is much more likely to use Xanga and Friendster than are Whites, a practice that may be due to these services popularity in the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia (boyd & Ellison, this issue), where—given the immigrant nature of the sample—many students may have extended family and friends from earlier parts of their lives. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

NpTech Tag Summary: Face-to-Face or Mediated Experience, Open Source Software Communities, and Blog Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Interesting slide show about the Free and Open Source Software community in Malaysia that tells the story of their community in a visual way.

FYI: I’m in Southeast Asia Giving Social Media Trainings to Nonprofits!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I’ve been fortunate enough to be hired to provide three social media trainings to their nonprofit partners in Malaysia (photo above), Singapore, and the Philippines. I’ve only been away for 10 days and in that short amount of time Facebook has launched Timeline , Twitter has been redesigned , and YouTube Channels have a whole new look and functionality. That’s how fast social media can move and evolve!