NpTech Tag Skypecast Anyone?

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Marnie has put out a call for call to talk about the NpTech Tag issues we've been blogging about the last two weeks. Proposed agenda is here in a wiki - the password is nptech. She proposed three different times on next wed, thurs, and fri - leave your preference in the comments. For context, see the discussion summary over at Netsquared -- go follow all the links for context -- and if you want to see what's been written this week, see Gavin's newest post

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The Evolution of NPTech: Keynote and slides

Amy Sample Ward

Yesterday, I had the huge honor and pleasure to present the keynote at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits ‘ NPTech Conference, eStrategy in an iWorld. The Evolution of NPTech: Where we came from, and [maybe] where we’re going. 350 is an excellent example: people around the world used a tag “350ppm” to start uniting their content whether it was blog posts or analysis or videos. The Evolution of NPTech.

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Cross Blog Discussion: NpTech Tag

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I've been reflecting on some of the points made about the pros/cons of the NpTech Tag and the comment that Laura Quinn left here. I scan the tagged items every week and do a pattern analysis and summary of these undifferentiated items. I think that the scanning the NpTech Tag can provide a zeitgeist. What if we thought of the NPTech Tag as a way to aggregate and facilitate a more focused distributed conversation and the summary is, well, a summary.

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NPTech Conversations in SXSW Panels

Amy Sample Ward

NPTech Panels Want Your Votes! Tags: events 4change challenges competition impact innovation panels socialchange socialmedia sxsw The SXSW Panel Picker is now open for your thumbs up or down on the thousands of panels proposed for next year’s SXSWInteractive festival.

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NpTech Tag: Stop Cyberbulling Day is Today!

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For Next Week's NpTech Tag Summary. NpTech Talk. 1cent thoughts on NPTech is another anonymous nonprofit blogger and has a post " Is technology meant to be more than a set of best practices?" Technorati Tags: stopcyberbullying

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NpTech Tag Summary: Five Hot Conversations!

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NpTech Tag Skypecast Anyone? Marnie Webb puts out a call for a call next wed, thurs, or friday to discuss in real time the issues that have surfaced around the NpTech Tag. Might we start seeing tag called "NpTechUk" or a wiki for the UK Riders List?

NpTech Tag Summary: Learnings from FriendFeed Experiment

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Colman set up the nptech room on FriendFeed five days ago and 105 NpTechers have joined the NpTech Room. Also, for the past year, I've been summarizing resources being shared through the NpTech Tag, I've felt frustrated that you didn't always know who had contributed the resource and while one could add brief annotations, there was not a space for conversation around those shared items. NpTech Talk and News.

NpTech Tag Summary: The SlideShare Edition

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where you navigate by tags, most views, or slide shares by users and events. If would be great to have more Slide Shows by nptech folks in the collection. (I If you have a powerpoint presentation related to a NpTech topic that you want to share with others, Slide Share is a great place to do it. So, for this week's NpTech Tag Summary, I'm aggregating a few of the best ones. SlideShare is a site to host and share presentations.

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. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

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NpTech Conversations. For more NpTech Talk, see this roundup over at the NTEN blog. NpTech Slide Decks SlideShare is like YouTube for powerpoint presentations. There's even an NpTech group that has to date 115 slideshows and 31 members.

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

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Tag your post with "net2thinktank." Use the track trends option and set to track "Nptech" for nptech related twitters. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

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NpTech Tag Discussion: Analysis of Tags Used With NpTech - Thank you Chris!

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The NpTech Tag discussion continues. There were a few more comments that I want to capture here: Kevin (don't know who he is, but we have very similar interests and I'm so glad that I found his blog via the NpTech tag - I don't think this tag is useless? In the comments, Chris Blow, shares an analysis of the other words used with the NpTech tag. In response to a bunch of questions to NpTech taggers about why they tag, AFB blog responds

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NpTech Tag Summary: Highlights from the NpDev and More

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Here's a few sessions notes in the wiki: NpTech Tag , definition of Open API For-Profit/Nonprofit Software Collaborations and where are the biggest tool gaps ? New Blogs Yes, Tobias Eigen blogs and we've just discovered his blog in the NpTech Tag stream.

NpTech Tag Summary: The Faces of NetSquared Champions and NpTech Power of Ten Summary

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Not attending the NetSquared Conference but want to follow the tag stream? The conference tag is n2y2. The NpTech Summary. So, this is going to be a NpTech Power of Ten roundup, noting ten themes from the week. Buzz in NpTech space -- from blog to blog to tagged bookmarks.

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. Marshall Kirkpatrick's Comparing 5 Ways To Tag Videos hit dig popular. It's prompting some conversation in nptech space and beyond.

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Connected Futures Workshop: Reflection from NpTech Tag Community Field Trip

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I followed to lead trip into the NpTech Tag Community. Having a facilitator - the summaries helped make the tag stream accessible.

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NpTech FriendFeed Room: NpTech Punk Experiment

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Thanks to Jonathan Colman, we have a NpTech Room on FriendFeed - which is essentially a way for a group of people to share their feeds with one another. So, I've cooked up a little experiment that combines NpTech Punk with FriendFeed conversation and resource sharing between peers.

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

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The NPTech Blog Chatter Confessions of a non-profit IT director blog rasied ruckus with his proposal for creating a closed forum and new NTEN Affinity Group : nptechhelp.

NpTech Tag Summary: 10 x 10 Ten NpTech Tagged Items About Social Media and Nonprofits That You Can Check Out in Ten Minutes

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The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Want to listen on Twitter? Use Tweetscan and type in key words. Don't forget to add the search tool. Win $10,000 DonateNow Mashup Challenge at NetSquared.

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If I could do the NpTech Tag Over Again.

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The NPTech tag is used on del.icio.us The idea was to tell people to tag with nptech everything that is relevant and then look to see what was being tagged to see how the tags were being used. It was a big surprise that this started being used by a large group of people, and also that tags started being used for just about everything (photos, blog posts, etc.).

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Open Community and NPTech

NTEN

How does Open Community affect NPTech? Tags: lindy dreyer maddie grant NPTech NTEN NTEN is taking part in the virtual book tour Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer are doing to explore concepts from Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web.

NpTech Tag Summary: 10 Web 2.0 Things You Can Do In Ten Minutes!

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The NpTech Tag Summary went on hiatus to give some space to. I'm moving beyond monitoring the NpTech tagged items and meta feeds to incorporate nuggets from micro media sources, nptech bloggers, friend feeds, and USG. Photo by SpacePotato.

NpTech Tag Summary: Best Wishes for Healthy, Happy, and Social 2008!

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The Net2 Secret Plan from Marnie Webb NpTech Tag New Year's Reflections, Predictions, and Best Ofs What are some of the ways that the social web marks the New Year? What are the nptech social media needs for 2008? Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

Allan Benamer's NpTech Tag Meta Feed Digg Plig Collaborative Search Mashup

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People who can touch API's out there have been fooling around with trying to extract data from the NpTech tag for analysis as well as think about ways that we can make the data that has been tagged more filtered via social search, collaborative filtering, and whatever else.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Penguin Day in New Orleans, Fondling the Tools, and More

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The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

NpTech Tag Summary: Free Ranger Rick, Green Geekery, and Blog Day is Next Week!

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Funding Opportunities A recap of funding opportunities mentioned in previous NpTech Tag Summaries and are of interest to nonprofit techies: Razoo promotes social good. Tagged with a footnote Marnie Webb notes "What do you think of the survey O'Reilly points to?

NpTech Tag Summary: Nonprofits Lead Fortune 500 in Social Web Adoption, and More

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Slides are available in the NpTech group in Slideshare. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week. Net Tuesdays are spreading around the globe!

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

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A social graph if the NpTech tag based on a google search NpTech Conversations Gavin's digital diner has written an article about the options that technology gives us for opting out of face-to-face gatherings. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

NPTech Summary: Happy Holidays!

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Things are slowing down during the holidays , so here's a short version of the NpTech Tag Summary. Leave a comment and I'll summarize in the next NpTech Summary. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

NpTech Tag Summary: Voting Deadline at Netsquared Extended, NTC Pipe, and More

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The NTEN's NTC and NPTech Pipe. There is certainly no shortage of buckets where nonprofit technology tagged resources are being aggregated. Just A Few Good Resources Plucked from the NpTech Tag Stream and Kikino. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

Why we’re not friends anymore: the nptech echo chamber

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I did a kind of radical experiment a couple of weeks ago: I de-friended almost all of my nptech and client Facebook friends (cutting my friend count by more than 60%). Now of course it used to be that all of my Facebook “friends&# were other nptech early adopters. But around two years ago, a steady stream of my real friends started to come on, and then about 40% of my Facebook friends were non-nptech related. facebook nptech

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Why we’re not friends anymore: the nptech echo chamber

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I did a kind of radical experiment a couple of weeks ago: I de-friended almost all of my nptech and client Facebook friends (cutting my friend count by more than 60%). Now of course it used to be that all of my Facebook “friends&# were other nptech early adopters. But around two years ago, a steady stream of my real friends started to come on, and then about 40% of my Facebook friends were non-nptech related. facebook nptech

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NpTech Tag Summary: Scarcity Thinking, Social Network Fragmentation?, and Engagement Strategies

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A Few NpTech Conversations. Also found in the NpTech tag stream and a good backdrop to this conversation is " When the best tool for the job. Marshall Kirkpatrick points us a tag 'PrezConference" for YouTube users to record their questions for the candidates on YouTube.

Snack Meme: I Got Tagged

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Jane Quigley , who I met at Podcamp, tagged me for the Media Snack Meme. I summarize the NPTECH tag stream -- and that really exercises your synthesis muscle. Photo by KellyK.

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Personal Tag Clouds

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Jeffrey Zelman bemoans tag clouds ascent (or descent) into popular culture. I like how the jargon of the blogoshere is so poetic and filled with methaphoric language, but excuse me - what is a tag cloud? It lets you create a personal tag cloud of your delcious or flickr tags.

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Tagging on Twitter? #nptech

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I like the microblogging tagging as I have been wanting to add a small set of tags to my 4,500+ favorites I have starred in Twitter over the last 18 months or more I have used the service. Tags are one easy option, if I can get nice mobile access as the food and travel/city relevant info does me more use from a mobile. Hashtags.org then aggregates all the tweets using a given tag and publishes an RSS feed.

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

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NpTech Talk. Yikes, the first ever tag spam I've seen in the NpTech Tag Stream! Then, I remembered the phrase flowed through the NPtech tag stream about six months as a reference to interface design.) Some really cool events flowing through the NpTech Tag Stream! The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

NpTech Tag Cross Blog Discussion: What do those guidelines look like?

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Alf Gracombe (a relatively new in the nptech blogosphere and whose blog looks promising) suggests that the debate reflects the shifting paradigm away from the more traditional content taxonomies to the emerging folksonomies on today???s Laura Quinn outlines the process of how a folksonomy be developed into a taxonomy: "So for instance, because it's so easy for users to tag things with free-form keywords, let them do so. "It seems to me that the tag is not that useful ???

NpTech Tag Summary: Party Metaphors, Conversations, and A Few Good Links

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Conversation Tracking in the NpTech Space There quite a blog buzz about the need for a Netsquared European Remix going on. " The 1cent thoughts on NPTech blog muses , "Is technology the step child of older organizations? lolnptech.org includes photos of people, who could be tagged as "nptech." Do you have a NpTech photo to caption and share? The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

Life, Times, and Context of the NpTech Tag: An Informal Discussion/Reflection Online at CpSquared

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An informal online discussion about the NPTECH tag over at Cpsquared. If you've participated in using the tag and share some of your reflections of where it's been, where it is going, and other insights about community tagging projects, come join us. Here's a list of questions we're discussing online now: How does the community evolve along with the tag and how to nurture it? How long did the NPtech thing take to get going?

NpTech Conference Call Notes

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A key value of following the NpTech Tag stream, even though it is undifferiented is for finding or identifying patterns. There is a lot to be learned about our respective tagging behaviors and who contributes to the NpTech Tag stream and why. How people are making sense of the tag streams. What they tag as important and why. So, rather than have just a few folks filtering the nptech tag stream, to have some way to make the filtering social.

An Amazing NpTech Social Media Link Buffet: Take Your Pick!

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During the past two weeks, links shared via the #nptech hashtag on Twitter have been like a Chinese buffet, a huge selection of tempting dishes that look so good you want to fill an entire plate. Tags: nptechtagsummary Chinese Buffet by Drunken Monkey.

I've been tagged!

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Still catching up on reading all my blogging chums last month's posts after my big trip, and I just noticed that I've been tagged by Michelle Murraine of Zen and the Art of Non-Profit Technology in a game of revealing five things most people don't know about me / and then I've got to tag five others - who hopefully have not been already caught up in this excercise. 5) For several years I was a bagel baker in a commercial bakery So whom should I tag?

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