The See3 Team Talks Tech at 16NTEN in San Jose, CA

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The post The See3 Team Talks Tech at 16NTEN in San Jose, CA appeared first on The See3 Blog. This week, we’re talking video and strategy at the Nonprofit Technology Network’s 16NTEN Conference. If you can't make it, be sure to join the conversation on Twitter by following the hashtag: #16NTC. video 16NTEN nonprofit tech NTEN strategy

How Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Sold 639 Memberships in 96 Hours

Connection Cafe

Guest Post from Debbie McKenzie, Development Manager for Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. . These days it seems everyone is looking for the daily deal.

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Building the Way to San Jose: Here's what EveryAction will be up to at 16NTC.

EveryAction

This year, we're thrilled to host 16NTC attendees on Wednesday evening for some sips and snacks overlooking the lovely San Jose skyline. Hope to see you in San Jose

My Triple Ripple of Kindness: Helping Women in San Jose and Kenya

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My random act of kindness was to support women in San Jose by supporting women in Kenya.

O'Brien: Lessons on innovation from nonprofits - San Jose Mercury News

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O'Brien: Lessons on innovation from nonprofits - San Jose Mercury News: "Those lessons were on display last week when I stopped by the annual NetSquared conference at the Cisco Systems campus. The two-day event is run by TechSoup, a San Francisco organization that connects nonprofits with tech equipment and educational resources.Each year, TechSoup issues a technology challenge to find the most

Daily DoGooder: Taller San Jose: Home of Second Chances

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Change the world, one video at a time.Taller San Jose: Home of Second Chances| :30 Taller San Jose This visually engaging short illustrates the transformation people can make for themselves when given opportunity. By showing the girl’s daughter, and the erasure of ‘rest in peace’, the viewer understands the full impact of the work of [.]. Daily DoGooder

Daily DoGooder: Taller San Jose: Home of Second Chances

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Change the world, one video at a time.Taller San Jose: Home of Second Chances| :30 Taller San Jose This visually engaging short illustrates the transformation people can make for themselves when given opportunity. By showing the girl’s daughter, and the erasure of ‘rest in peace’, the viewer understands the full impact of the work of [.]. Daily DoGooder

This year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose was a bona fide triumph!

Mobile Commons

The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), an annual gathering with the goal of building a stronger community of nonprofit professionals organized by the Nonprofit Technology Network, took place on March 23-25 2016 in San Jose.

I found the way to San Jose.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

but left my laptop power source in Massachusetts. luckily Santa Clara has stores that sell universal power adaptors that fit my laptop. I'm famous for forgetting to pack something important on every trip. Usually it is something cheap to acquire like a toothbrush.

10 #16NTC Sessions to Attend

Frogloop

Another awesome 16NTC conference starts next week in San Jose. There's going to be some terrific panels aimed at nonprofit advocacy, fundraising, tech, and leadership teams. Every year we go through the program to help you focus on the top 10 sessions to attend. Get ready!

Bookshare International’s Viji Dilip Profiled in Magazine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Washington Square Magazine, which is published by Viji’s alma matter San Jose State University, included a profile of Viji in their most recent issue. After receiving an MBA and CPA from San Jose State in 1995, and working for Hewlett-Packard and several tech startups, Viji received an unexpected diagnosis from her doctor. Tags: book famine accessibility Viji San Jose International Bookshare Dilip

How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training: NTC 2016 Session

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In a couple of weeks, one of the sessions I’m facilitating at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose is called “ How To Be A Wizard at Tech Training.”

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits That Can Boost Professional Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our book tour starts at the end of January, so if you are in San Francisco, Oakland, Boston, NYC, or Washington, DC, please join us. I would like to wish all my readers, colleagues, and friends a happy new year!

7 Ways You Can Connect at #16NTC

Tech Soup Blog

This year's #16NTC Nonprofit Technology Conference is in San Jose, right around the corner from TechSoup's San Francisco office. at our donor partner Adobe's San Jose office. Activating the Advocates at Adobe's San Jose office.

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Where: San Jose, CA. Where: San Francisco, CA. If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom. Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events?

What Do You Want to See at Your NTC? Please Vote!

Tech Soup Blog

Next year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (March 23–25, 2016) will be in our own backyard — San Jose — so TechSoup will be there with bells on!*. It's time for the annual community voting on #16NTC sessions.

Bay Area Teens Share the Love of Coding (Part 1)

Tech Soup Blog

It was recently recognized by the City of San Jose for raising awareness of computer science among teens. On a balmy Californian Saturday afternoon, 14 kids, 8 boys and 6 girls, are figuring out the profit and loss of a lemonade stand.

16NTC Session Submissions Now Open

NTEN

It's that time again to start the process of gathering session proposals from the NTEN Community to help inform the program for the 2016 Nonprofit Technology Conference (16NTC) in San Jose, California on March 23-25. So whether you have a few sessions you would like to present or some great ideas to suggest for community voting and have others present, we want to hear from you! Submissions will be accepted May 18 - June 26, 2015. >>

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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San Francisco. San Diego. San Jose. San Antonio. San Bernardino. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5%

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Raising Diapers with Social Media: Help a Mother Out Co-Founder, Lisa Truong

Have Fun - Do Good

Her work has been featured in media outlets including Redbook , Ladies Home Journal , KQED's The California Report , The San Francisco Chronicle , and The San Jose Mercury News , as well as in national blogs including The Nation and The Huffington Post.

We Want YOU to Help Scale Up Mobile for the Common Good

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup and its members have been central to the launch of BetterWorld Wireless and subsequently our ramping and scaling up of Mobile4All — a partnership with San Jose-based Community Technology Alliance, Downtown Streets, and a host of other corporate and nonprofit partners.

Social Media and Mobile for Real Time Professional Learning at Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, the City of San Jose is trying to save money by turning off the street lights in the city. Last week, I faciltated a mini-workshop at the Silicon Valley/Peninsula Nonprofit Leadership Forum hosted by Compasspoint.

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Community Technology Alliance: Helping Address Homelessness with Mobile Technology

Tech Soup Blog

This San Jose, CA-based organization provides technology and services to agencies that work directly with the homeless in their community. Recently, tech company Zendesk teamed up with San Francisco nonprofits St.

15NTC Session Highlights and Looking Ahead

NTEN

The 15NTC in Austin was a fantastic event for many reasons. One major reason was the amazing collective contributions our speakers made to the Community.

The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

The eight inclusive museums include San Francisco’s de Young Museum, Seattle Art Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, San Jose’s Computer History Museum, and the University of South Dakota’s Natural History Museum. The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : "Suitable Technologies recently partnered with eight U.S.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available.

Meditations on Relevance, Part 2: Content vs. Form

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I used to work at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA. In pop culture-land, relevance is all about now. Who's hot. What's trending. If people on the street are talking about X, the museum should be talking about X too. This is the least useful form of relevance for the arts.

Reverse Engineering the Nissan Leaf's Range Display

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

About halfway to Palo Alto, Jim did a quick calculation with his smartphone using Google Maps: he figured we would run out of juice about at the middle of the Dumbarton Bridge , the southernmost bridge over the San Francisco Bay. Geeks are textbook early adopters.

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

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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 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.

Allen Gunn: Netsquared 2009: Making the Virtual Proximal

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The Netsquared conference in San Jose last week gave me plenty of food for those particular thoughts Allen Gunn: Netsquared 2009: Making the Virtual Proximal: "As someone who organizes nonprofit technology events for a living, I spend a lot of time reflecting on what role live convenings should play in this ever-more virtually networked world.

Goodbye Checkbook, Hello Tablet: Fundraising Goes Mobile - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site

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Goodbye Checkbook, Hello Tablet: Fundraising Goes Mobile - The Network: Cisco''s Technology News Site : At a recent fundraising party in San Jose Calif., there was a signature cocktail selling for $20, tasty appetizers paired with designer wines, and an iPad, making its way around the room. Host Mark Fordyce was offering guests a chance to make a donation to his wife Kirsten''s Avon Breast Cancer Walk.

TechSoup Global Contributors’ Summit

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Location : San Jose, CA. Date : February 15-17, 2011. Topic : Technology and Social Impact. Description : The TSG Contributors’ Summit is a chance for the partner organizations, funders, sponsors and community leaders to come together to discuss new ideas, new opportunities, and new ways of leveraging technology for social impact. I’ll be speaking, facilitating and assisting with the event. Related Links : TechSoup Global. Hashtag: #tsg2011. Conference wiki: [link].

2015 NTC Report: The Wins, The Fails, The Plans for 2016

NTEN

Both in attendee feedback and in our own debriefs, we''ve identified a number of points that we want to formally share back out here to gather additional feedback and share some of our thoughts as we look ahead to 2016 (in San Jose, March 23-25). Staff are headed to San Jose next week for site visits and will be visiting potential Progressive Party locations to review accessibility before we consider using the venue.

What's More Inclusive: Food or Art? Introducing Abbott Square, Part 10

Museum 2.0

So our whole staff went to visit another public market the developer had started: San Pedro Square Market in San Jose. Visiting San Pedro Square Market was a humbling wakeup call for me.

The #16NTC Session Guide: 14 Sessions You Absolutely Can’t Miss

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There you have it, my top picks for NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose. I’m headed to NTC again and want to give you the run down of the sessions I’m excited about and plan to attend. This is my big professional development conference of the year and I can’t wait to get new ideas, reinforce things I know and be inspired. Hopefully you’re planning your own ME moment in 2016, tell me about it in the comments below. Wednesday. 10:30-12:00 pm.

Scholarships for TechSoup NetSquared Conference Available;

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Kellogg Foundation Sponsors Attendees SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Kellogg Foundation will provide scholarships to 20 attendees of the TechSoup NetSquared Conference on May 30 and 31, 2006 in San Jose. Untitled Document : "Scholarships for TechSoup NetSquared Conference Available; W.K. March 13 (AScribe Newswire) -- TechSoup, the nonprofit technology Web site, today announced that the Philanthropy and Volunteerism Program of the W.K.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Examples: San Jose Opera use of #Operaplot Twitter Hashtag. TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. I was honored to be the keynote speaker for the Bay Area Microsoft/TechSoup Global Connection Day on Monday.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Our Martus human rights software was just covered today by the San Jose Mercury News in an article entitled Software Helps Rights Groups Protect Sensitive Information. I'm working from Maputo, Mozambique on this U.S. Memorial Day. Today I've been talking to humanitarian demining groups about our proposed mine detector. Last week in South Africa I was discussing adaptive technology for the blind and software for human rights groups.

N2Y4 Mobile Challenge and Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Location: Cisco Systems, San Jose, CA. See you in San Jose! Save Your Seat: N2Y4 Mobile Challenge Conference is almost here! The organizers of this year’s N2Y4 Mobile Challenge & Conference tell us there are still a few seats left for the 2-day event convening the best and brightest from an inter-disciplinary field of hackers, entrepreneurs, activists and philanthropists. Be sure to get your seat today if you want to be part of this unique conference!

Route 66 Hits the News (and the road!)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Great article today in the San Jose Mercury News. Palo Alto company's innovative software uses photos to teach the developmentally disabled. We really appreciate our local partner, C.A.R., in testing Route 66 and giving us lots of great feedback.