Live Blogging the Second Life Event at Netsquared

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I live blogged the session on Second Life here at Netsquared. I especially enjoyed Rik Riel's presentation about Global Kids work in Second Life | View | Upload your own.

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Susan Tenby: Nonprofits Blaze Virtual Trails in Second Life Mixed Reality Lounge

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Susan Tenby: Nonprofits Blaze Virtual Trails in Second Life Mixed Reality Lounge: "The event I'm describing was not a costume parade or a psychedelic dance party. It was a day-long 'Mixed Reality Lounge,' hosted by the NonProfit Commons, an online community initiative of nonprofit TechSoup Global -- and part of the NetSquared Conference in San Jose -- an annual gathering that brings people

Nonprofits and Second Life and Other Games

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Susan Tenby from TechSoup demos the virtual TechSoup Office during the Netsquared Conference while Ruby Sinreich and Deborah Finn (Cyber-Yenta) blogged about it. Blogger Wagner James Au who reports on Second Life is seated next to Susan.)

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An Interview with Jeska Linden about Nonprofits in Second Life

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Photo by Jeska Linden in flickr Jeska Linden (Jeska Dzwigalski) is the Community Manager for Linden Lab , the creators of the virtual world Second Life , where she has worked since the summer of 2004. Second Life isn???t

Reflections on Mixed Reality Events in Second Life

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The live video feed was being streamed from the Netsquared gathering in San Francisco happening at the same time as the virtual gatherng in Second Life. Second Life requires a significant time investment to appreciate the potential.

Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Second Life 12.07.06 | 150 2 Comments [link] Web+2.0+%3C%3E+Nonprofit+2.0+%3C%3E+Widgets+%3C%3E+Org+2.0+%3C%3E+Second+Life 3C%3E+Second+Life 2006-12-07+08%3A28%3A37 Allan+Benamer Ok, it’s time to be a contrarian. I’ve seen a lot of blog postings in the nonprofit tech and marketing sector lately about Org 2.0 , widgets , Second Life and Web 2.0

Nonprofits Celebrate New Home in Second Life: Nonprofit Commons Grand Opening Gala Event on August 14th, 2007

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Hey Have Fun * Do Gooders, Many of you know that I work as the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of TechSoup. PT/SLT (Second Life time), 32 Nonprofits and their supporters will host a grand opening celebration in their new offices in the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life.

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Livestreaming Netsquared… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Internet Livestreaming Netsquared… 05.27.08 | 3433 No Comments [link] Livestreaming+Netsquared. 2008-05-27+16%3A28%3A37 Allan+Benamer Check out [link] for a live video/audio stream of Netsquared… Keep up on my twitter stream at [link] Relevancy Ranking ( 1 votes, average: 5.00

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More Proof Second Life is a Boondoggle (Confessions of a Nonprofit IT Director) Allan Benamer gives some compelling reasons why Second Life is a waste of time for nonprofits.

Connect in Person at #NCVS

Amy Sample Ward

Here’s a listing of sessions and spaces hosted by NetSquared and TechSoup: Community-Driven Social Impact Session. Amy Sample Ward from NetSquared. We’d love to hear from you: @ NetSquared or @ TechSoup.

Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

NetSquared Open Space (NOS): APIs and Open Data. Who : Facilitating: Amy Sample Ward | NetSquared; Billy Bicket | NetSquared. The NetSquared team will be working the room to activate and facilitate conversations so everyone can enjoy the ride.

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NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Netsquared Innovation Fund Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects and solicits for feedback. Allan Benamer weighs in with some observations after wading through the comments over at the Netsquared site and pointing to Holden from GiveWell to be the most salient point.

Keeping an Eye on the Nonprofit Sector and other great finds via Netsquared

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I just discovered a new (to me anyway) blog on nonprofits called the Nonprofit Eye via a provocative post on the Netsquared Community Blog. She recently introduced her blog on the Netsquared site: Don't know where I fit in the scheme of things here, but I have to start somewhere. A podcast interview with TechSoup's Susan Tenby and Salvador Luna about TechSoup's Mixed Reality Event last month on Second Life.

Vote for Genocide Intervention Network’s Netsquared Mashup | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Genocide Intervention Network , Ivan Boothe , Netsquared contest Vote for Genocide Intervention Network’s Netsquared Mashup 03.24.08 | 3358 2 Comments [link] Vote+for+Genocide+Intervention+Network%27s+Netsquared+Mashup 2008-03-24+19%3A06%3A08 Allan+Benamer Ivan Boothe has asked me to vote for Genocide Intervention Project’s mashup via Facebook so I shall and I’m asking you to consider doing so as well.

TechSoup Taiwan Talks Gaming for Social Good at Net Tuesday Event

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By incorporating real legal and societal elements into the game, ProperLORDty's creators have ensured that the real life situation is getting more attention. NetSquared gaming techsoup taiwanTechSoup Taiwan recently held a Net Tuesday event. that focused on gaming for social good.

NpTech Tag Roundup: Election Day, NPTech Blog Chatter, and Tool Talk

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Photo from Politalk_Tim Flickr Stream via the Voter s project Cross-posted at Netsquared Election Day, Organizing, Campaigns, Nonprofits and Web 2.0 Second Life and Other Games Nedra Weinreich shares her experience attending the CDC's Second Life experience with an interview the U.S.

A Conversation with TechSoup's Susan Tenby on Virtual Nonprofit Communities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She is also exploring how nonprofits can use Second Life, a multiplayer community on the Web. TechSoup has set up a virtual office in Second Life and earlier this month hosted a mixed-reality event showcasing a new nonprofit directory. She was introduced to Second Life 18 months ago as a focus group participant for Linden Labs , the developers of Second Life. t able to conceive of Second Life as anything more than a game.

NpTech Tag: Socially Responsible Idol, Nptech Meebo Chat at PDF Conference, and Personal Fundraising

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While the meebo nptech chat room is chatting live during the PDF, a few tweets overheard on twitter anticipate the upcoming NetSquared Conference. NetSquared Community. for the NetSquared Conference (N2Y2) beginning on May 29th.

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NpTech Summary: Slow Wifi and Flickr Massage Edition

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Pixelanthropy takes hold in Second Life! via the AFP Blog summarizes this news story from msnbc about nonprofits in Second Life inspired by Kiva in Second Life's Grand Opening Party at the Nonprofit Commons. " Jeremy Pepper , who spoke at this month's NetSquared Net Tuesday Meetup , is the director of communications. Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary.

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nfp 2.0 » Job tagging as a recruitment tool

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nfp 2.0 » Going (RED) for World AIDS Day

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People of the Year: US

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The you that writes blogs, creates podcasts, shares open source applications, creates entries on Wikipedia, posts videos on YouTube, meets friends on MySpace and chats with avatars on Second Life. This post was written for the NetSquared blog.

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Level Up and Change the World: Gamification Apps

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You might be able to find help from NetSquared , an initiative from TechSoup Global. NetSquared brings nonprofits together with programmers, designers and other business professionals. Simply join NetSquared, post your idea in the project gallery, and see what sort of feedback you get.

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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. Rik Riel writes about the first professional orchestra to perform in Second Life.

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nfp 2.0 » Social bookmarking on steroids

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Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0 Steve Bridger : It’s blogging Nick, but not as you know it :) Nick Booth : Monitoring this feed has felt like listening to the skies for alien life.

NpTech Tag Summary: Putting the U in YouTube, Some Cool Events, and Electronic Sheep Dreams

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NetSquared. Netsquared Featured projects receive grant awards ! " (At first, I thought the title might refer to Electric Sheep Company , a big player in virtual worlds, and that it would lead to some more reflections on the MacArthur Foundation's recent Philanthropy Event in Second Life. AFP Blog points the Mindblizzard Blog story about how the Dutch Red Cross will begin fundraising in Second Life using Yike Strum , a top model, as their Red Cross ambassador.

nfp 2.0 » Valentine’s Day meets Web 2.0

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nfp 2.0 » For Art’s sake… Buy a Brushstroke

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nfp 2.0 » Not-for-profit’s have the gift of stories

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nfp 2.0 » A toast to fundraising with widgets!

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Resource Roundup 11/13 | Idealware

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The Center for Disease Controls Second Life (Spare Change) A terrific, detailed case study about the Center for Disease Controls involvement in the online virtual world Second Life, with an emphasis on the outreach potential and the organizational politics of ventures like these.

nfp 2.0 » Thinking about social networks

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nfp 2.0 » Two Minute Silence Podcast

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Yahoo! for Good

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has been around for a while, and may not sound as mysterious as del.icio.us , RSS or Second Life to your listener, try using some of their examples to start. This post was originally written for NetSquared.

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nfp 2.0 » An interview with the Widget King

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