Open Source vs. Proprietary: Graphics and Video

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

On the open source side, the projects that stand out are GIMP (a Photoshop replacement) and Inkscape (a vector graphics program – like Illustrator). I’ll leave it to the graphics professionals to say for sure, but they are both worth a look if you don’t want to plunk down hundreds of $ for Photoshop and Illustrator, and/or you like to work with open source tools. On the open source side, one program you must know about is VLC by VideoLAN.

Net Neutrality Open Source Documentary

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He created the above "open source documentary" on Net Neutrality called Humanity Lobotomy. Save the Internet | Rock the Vote. I "met" Arin Crumley of Four-Eyed Monsters when he commented on a video of on mine over at YouTube.

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NetCentric Advocacy: At the Poles, Melting Occurring at Alarming Rate - washingtonpost.com

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For scientists, global warming is a disaster movie, its opening scenes set at the poles of Earth. Where explorer Robert Peary just 102 years ago saw "a great white disk stretching away apparently infinitely" from Ellesmere Island, there is often nothing now but open water. For scientists, global warming is a disaster movie, its opening scenes set at the poles of Earth. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

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Stream2watch.me Alternatives and Similar Websites and Apps

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Stream2Watch is an open-sourced online streaming website that streams various live channels such as MTV, HBO, ABC, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, and much more. Open-sourced. The only downfall is that it’s supported through ads, but it’s an open-sourced website.

MPower Open keeps moving forward

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 MPower Open keeps moving forward July 6, 2008 This is old news, but I’ve been busy. MPower Open is now on Sourceforge , they released their product under the GPL v3. I look forward to the growth of this community, and the ongoing development of the MPower solution as an open source alternative CRM for nonprofit organizations.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

This allows you to: Create a movie and load it to YouTube. Donors can view the movie on their smartphones. Buzztouch : An open source app storage cloud that works with iPhone, iPad and Android.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

This allows you to: Create a movie and load it to YouTube. Donors can view the movie on their smartphones. Buzztouch : An open source app storage cloud that works with iPhone, iPad and Android.

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See a problem? Throw a website at it!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

"If we build it they will come" only works in the movies. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology See a problem? Throw a website at it! July 6, 2007 Deborah, is, as per usual, diplomatic in her discussion of the site " Sustainable Nonprofit ", which is a new(?)

Favorite Free Software

Robert Weiner

Other products mentioned by participants in the discussion: John Elbare recommended: Wink -– Free program for creating flash movies out of screen shots: [link]. PHP and MySQL -– Really good open source code for building dynamic web sites: [link] and [link]. Joe Medina of Colby College asked members of the FUNDSVCS listserve about their favorite free software programs. Here are mine, minus obvious ones like Gmail and Firefox (note that many are only free for home use).

Salesforce and your nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

It should also be noted that it is an open-source product, which means that it does not have the same quality assurance as Salesforce proper. He enjoys reading nerdy books, eating PEZ, and inserting movie quotes into everyday conversation. posted by.

Crank Your Drupal Site Up a Notch

NTEN

Or you may be looking for a CMS platform for your next web site, and giving Drupal a hard look -- and not just because it's free and open source, but that helps, right? Bonus points if you can identify the movie reference.).

TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge Global Tweet Chat Recap

Tech Soup Blog

Low-cost movie editing is also possible with built-in computter software (iMovie on Macs and Windows Movie Maker on PCs) or YouTube's own editing tools. The answer for smaller organizations is to look for open source software as suggested in the Cambridge portion of the tweet chat.

NetCentric Advocacy: TomPaine.com - Armchair Activism That Works

Network-Centric Advocacy

While not flawless, Wikipedia has become an invaluable resource, with detailed articles on everything from arithmetic to geodesy to the movie "Zoolander." While not flawless, Wikipedia has become an invaluable resource, with detailed articles on everything from arithmetic to geodesy to the movie "Zoolander." NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Fun.

The Best Online Safety Resources for YOUR Organization

Tech Soup Blog

It is a noncommercial site that has ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. One we like that is oriented toward open source and also advocacy is the Library Freedom Project (LFP).

NetCentric Advocacy: Cuke Skywalker, Ham Solo and Chewbroccoli: Viral Store Wars builds on Star Wars Release to Highlight Industrial Farm Practices

Network-Centric Advocacy

I will be interested to see results and the impact of a five minute flash movie. I will be interested to see results and the impact of a five minute flash movie. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Meet Miles Maier: London Region ICT Champion

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Do you think Open Source is like fair trade coffee ? I'm now a trustee for a volunteer centre in East London and I think the short answer to this question is in Kevin Spacey's 'Pay it Forward' movie from 2000: #1. Flickr Photo courtesy of Miles Maier, London ICT Champion.

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What is a community centric spread campaign?

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If you saw the newly released Wallace and Gromit movie (and if you have kids you most certainly did), you probably got a chuckle when Wallace put this jam on his toast. The terms applies to community-driven marketing and pr campaigns to gather support for open source software.

NetCentric Advocacy: Lessons from Online Community Summit « Connectable Dots

Network-Centric Advocacy

This was tested at the research project at the Movie Lens site. The site’s goal was to get lots of user-rated movies. * A drop off in contributions was seen when they asked for 120 movie ratings in a week. This was tested at the research project at the Movie Lens site. The site’s goal was to get lots of user-rated movies. * A drop off in contributions was seen when they asked for 120 movie ratings in a week.

NetCentric Advocacy: Distributed Research on Stardust Project - Public to look for dust grains in Stardust detectors

Network-Centric Advocacy

The VM will automatically connect to our server and download so-called "focus movies" -- stacks of images that we will collect from the Stardust Interstellar Dust Collector using an automated microscope at the Cosmic Dust Lab at Johnson Space Center. The more focus movies you examine, the better the chances are that youll find an interstellar dust grain. But we have no minimum expectation -- you should search through focus movies as long as youre having fun doing it.

The Tech That Will Change 2016

Tech Soup Blog

Remember Samantha, the smartphone OS in the movie Her that Joaquin Phoenix fell in love with? "The creativity and connectivity explosion via social media, free, and open-source tools, and nonprofits having more direct control in communications and fundraising.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

My colleague Andrew Burkhalter has produced a couple screen movies of this integration in action. If you want an open-source CMS for managing your website that is integrated with Salesforce.com, you should check out Plone and the connections we’ve created to Salesforce.com.

NetCentric Advocacy: Google Video for Nonprofits: Developing multi-media on the cheaps.

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Youve found the worlds first open online video marketplace, where you can search for, watch and even buy an ever-growing collection of TV shows, movies, music videos, documentaries, personal productions and more. Youve found the worlds first open online video marketplace, where you can search for, watch and even buy an ever-growing collection of TV shows, movies, music videos, documentaries, personal productions and more.

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NetCentric Advocacy: The Long Emergency: So much for Positive Upbeat Messages: Cascading Failure Based on Cheap Oil Prices : Fresh Doom and Gloom for new Environmentalists

Network-Centric Advocacy

It is no exaggeration to state that reliable supplies of cheap oil and natural gas underlie everything we identify as the necessities of modern life -- not to mention all of its comforts and luxuries: central heating, air conditioning, cars, airplanes, electric lights, inexpensive clothing, recorded music, movies, hip-replacement surgery, national defense -- you name it. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

NetCentric Advocacy: When will i smash my first podium: Presentation riff at lifehack

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Only in fiction (novels, plays, movies) is keeping someone in the dark desirable. Only in fiction (novels, plays, movies) is keeping someone in the dark desirable. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « World Without Oil :: Start Here | Main | Citizen Journalism - connecting with those who are doing it. Training for Green MEdia Toolshed folks.

Beaconfire Survey: What we learned at SXSW and NTC

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Ashleigh, Marketing Consultant: My favorite thing was learning about the new web made movie tool by Mozilla Foundation. It’s an open source HTML5 video framework that allows you to intersperse web pages, Google Maps, etc throughout your video. Periodically, we do a survey of Beaconfire staff to get impressions on a variety of issues. All opinions expressed here are solely those of their authors.

Report Back from the Do Good Data Conference 2015

NTEN

There were a lot of data points they could measure, but by selecting and focusing on six key levers and limiting the sources of data (for now), they have a usable program to which they can continue to add functionality and improvements. My big takeaway is this: currently there are very sophisticated predictive analytics being used to recommend movies and serve up ads.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

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NpTech Conversations Convio Opens Up API Jason at DIA summarizes the posts and the bigs news in the nptech field this last week - Convio Releases An Open API. Kevin j points to a pretty amazing movie from the presentation at last week's Net Tuesday.

NetCentric Advocacy: Downloads Will Intensify Shine on Apple

Network-Centric Advocacy

Say, 5,000 different shows and movies? Say, 5,000 different shows and movies? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

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Openness Transforms the Nonprofit CRM Business | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Kintera , Open API , Strategy , eCRM , mpower , salesforce.com And the Walls Start to Tumble Down, Open Platform/API/Source Free For All! 06.18.08 | 3447 24 Comments [link] And+the+Walls+Start+to+Tumble+Down%2C+Open+Platform%2FAPI%2FSource+Free+For+All%21 2008-06-18+06%3A24%3A09 Allan+Benamer Let’s go through some recent developments that have occurred over at Kintera, Convio and MPower. Openness not only gives you choices.

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111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Qwiki automatically turns pictures and videos from events you’ve captured on your iPhone into brief movies to share. A great source for free icons to use on your website, blog, Facebook Page, in your e-mail newsletter, etc.

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Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

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Unfortunately, the software was a little too much of a pig for my middle-aged computer, so there are some places where the over hiccups (if I'm not saying um) and it goes out of synch with the movie (more an editing problem on my part as you can edit the storyboard with the audio and there places where I deleted the audio and re-recorded it and it didn't synch right.) Marshall has a great post about a technorati tag bookmarklet that can save you a lot of grunt work.

A Wee Glimpse Into Tech09

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10:14 key issues: time to clean house, figure out core competencies, core programs, cost reduction but in a forward thinking way 10:16 key issues: bridging generations, succession planning, retaining retiring members, reaching out to younger generations 10:21 key issues: embracing cloud computing and open source in large or small ways 10:58 presenting our RUTI update. searches on movie titles can predict opening weekend numbers 6 weeks before a movie comes out!!!

About that Google Phone

Idealware

Android is open source, based on the Linux kernel with a JAVA software development approach. You can store music and movies on an SD card (a 1GB card comes with the phone, but, if you plan to use it for music, you'll want to purchase a 4, 6 or 8 GB card). After my highfalutin post on mobile operating systems , I thought I'd step back and post a quick review of my T-Mobile G1 , the first phone running Google's Android Mobile OS.

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Cary McQueen Morrow: Arts and Technology Thought Leader

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I am tremendously excited by the possibilities afforded by the growing number of commercial and open source content management systems out there, as well as the fact that the prices keep coming down and will soon be within range of any arts organization. When CAMT first opened our doors, we provided training and classes in HTML for arts managers. We already compete with home entertainment, sports, movies and other leisure experiences???

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Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I personally want to move away from the metaphor of making movies of the computer screen to more shoulder-to-shoulder instructional media and perhaps something that is more participatory or for lack of a better word, social. Again, shows me the power of open content and open source thinking.

Forum One Staff Share OpenGov Ideas

Influence

On January 21, 2009, the White House issued the Transparency and Open Government Memorandum. The memorandum instructed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to provide guidance to executive departments and agencies on implementing open government. The memorandum outlined the three pillars of open government thereby narrowing the discussion to transparency, participation, and collaboration. Open Diplomacy Platform.

Women's Global Green Action Network: An Interview with Melinda Kramer

Have Fun - Do Good

So I would say that the inspiration comes from the connection that is available through opening up a space like this. Britt: Are there any books, movies or websites that inspire you, or that you can recommend?

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Going Beyond GIFS

Idealware

An animated GIF can be made by editing a video in Photoshop or its open source counterpart GIMP. One such alternative is GifBoom, which can share short movies and montages across social media very much like Cinemagram, but doesn’t offer its more artistic features.

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