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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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. Here's a summary of some of the topics and discussions that took place in the NpTech FriendFeed Room. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

NpTech Tag Summary: The SlideShare Edition

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where you navigate by tags, most views, or slide shares by users and events. 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. You can upload all your slide decks, and find download interesting presentations. At last month's NetTuesday , Jonathan Boutelle, Co-founder and CTO of SlideShare gave a presentation on how Nonprofits can use SlideShare.

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

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Jason at DIA tagged it with this note: "The most universal piece of advice about using social networks for fundraising and friendraising is to start small." The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

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. Marnie Webb has been too busy to blog much this past month, but she finds time to tag ! Buzz in NpTech space -- from blog to blog to tagged bookmarks.

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

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Ethan Zuckerman gives a summary of Pros/Cons of facebook Activism , a presentation by Imran Jamal and the Burma Global Action Network. No problem, I dug into the NpTech + Digg tag archives and pulled out this terrific Beginner's Guide To Digg.

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? The main reason I'm still tagging is for retrieval when asked for a resource on and to write this summary.

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

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Read more about it from Green Miles blog and a summary of reactions from other nonprofits here. Funding Opportunities A recap of funding opportunities mentioned in previous NpTech Tag Summaries and are of interest to nonprofit techies: Razoo promotes social good.

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. Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary.

NpTech Tag Summary: Nonprofits Lead Fortune 500 in Social Web Adoption, 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. Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary. 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. 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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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. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

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. Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary. Want to listen on Twitter? Use Tweetscan and type in key words. Don't forget to add the search tool.

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

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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. Flickr photo from handsome monkey.

#Foundation Week Summary from a Netizen's Perspective

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Tags: Event Social Networking Using the Web and Internet Web 2.0

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

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

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lolnptech.org includes photos of people, who could be tagged as "nptech." The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. A loosely coupled group of nonprofit techies and social change activists decided to use the tag "NpTech" to identify web resources that would create an ongoing stream of information to promote and educate those working in nonprofit technology. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

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. 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 She proposed three different times on next wed, thurs, and fri - leave your preference in the comments. Proposed agenda is here in a wiki - the password is nptech.

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NpTech Summary: Nonprofit and Social Change Digg Redux

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Here's a summary of the distributed conversations, some context, and some questions. nonprofit technology thought leader Marnie Webb created the NpTech Tag as a way for nonprofit techies to share bookmarks on del.icio.us. Should there be a nonprofit and social change category on Digg?

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Nonprofits and Broadband: Community Call Summary

NTEN

Tags: broadband BTOP net neutrality NPTech wireless In case you were wondering, we don't like the digital divide here at NTEN. In fact, we like it so little, we think every nonprofit has a responsiblity to work against it.

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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NpTechTag Summary: Year-end Roundups and Keeping Score of Predictions!

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Photo by Powerbooktrance from flickr with creative commons " by " license It's been a very quiet week in the NpTech Tag Stream, providing a little quiet time for reflection on year-end posts as well as scan for the best of resources, predictions, and resolutions for 2007.

NpTechTag Summary: NpTech Events, Twitters, and Green Web Hosting

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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. Peter Dietz is promoting the use of "sa-topten" tag in del.icio.us

NpTech Tag: Stop Cyberbulling Day is Today!

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For Next Week's NpTech Tag Summary. For next week's summary, I'm going to be using a different aggregator called index cards. Technorati Tags: stopcyberbullyingToday is Stop Cyberbullying Day.

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NpTechTag Summary: Connected Conversations, Live Blogging, and Other Great Finds

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NpTech Tag Talk If you couldn't make to the NpTech Conference call this week, there are notes here. They are using RSS to stream content, including resources tagged with NpTech tag in del.icio.us.

NpTechTag Summary: Happy Thanksgiving and Geeky Gobble Gobble

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And, perhaps many took her advice, opting for turkey versus tagging items with the NpTech Tag! The NonprofitTech Blog did manage to do a little apres turkey web surfing and found a disturbing example of a google bombing campaign as well as discovering that his blog has been tagged as porn !

NpTech Summary: Slow Wifi and Flickr Massage Edition

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As a result, I'm publishing a briefer than usual edition of the NpTech Tag Summary because I can only get to fast loading blogs and web sites. The summary: most big charities are based on direct mail. in the NpTech Tag stream. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

Let's all check out the NpDev Tag.

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That's is when a live blogger - who is not on-site - is monitoring a dedicated IRC channel where someone in the room or at the conference is typing summary notes, monitoring the conference tag in flickr, technorati, and other places and live blogging a summary. Nonetheless, since it is school vacation week, I'll set up a watchword in Technorati on the term "npdev" and try to follow the flow, tag stuff with NpTech.

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Great Summary of Folksonomies and Museums Thread

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Technorati Tags: art , museums , net2 , tag , nptech , ict , ngo , folksonomyWe must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin. RLG is a not-for-profit organization of over 150 research libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural memory institutions. The organization maintains a blog called " Hanging Together ," the name inspired by the Ben Franklin quote above.

NpTech Summary: Advocacy 2.0, Sketchcastes, and NpTech in Different Languages

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Travis August tags this announcement from TechSmith, makers of SnagIt and Camtasia, about Mac development. Most of the links identified have flowed through the NpTech Tag stream but nice to revisit them! Online Journalism Review's Five Guide to do-it-yourself web site usability testing tagged by Marnie Webb on Ma.nolia NpTech Group with annotation: "Usability testing is a skill that -- just like design and programming -- you improve the more you practice it.

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 an earlier summary , a key theme emerged -- the ways that folksonomy and taxonomy can produce best of both worlds results.

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

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Tag your post with "net2thinktank." Policing Social Media These two items were both found in the nptech tag stream: Due to a new wiki launched by New Zealand police, members of the public can now contribute to the drafting of a new law.

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?Fundraising When Money is Tight? Teleseminar (A Summary)

Influence

Tags: Strategy ve just attended a teleconference sponsored by Network for Good called ?Fundraising Fundraising When Money is Tight.? Mal Warwick has just written a book with this title, available at Amazon , on specific things you can do to minimize your costs and ensure that your organization is in a position to resume growth when the crisis passes (and it will!). Let me say that the teleconference was attended by 3,200 people! That alone is a sign of our times.

NpTech Summary: Red T-Shirt Day - Supporting Monks, YouTube Nonprofit Channel, and Web2forDev Conference Reports

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The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week. Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary.

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 Summary: Social Networking Strategies and Nonprofits: Getting Beyond Shiny Object Syndrome and Getting More Precise Practices

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Photo by PixelFarmer - Zen Mutt (a rescue dog) - Title "Precision" The NpTech Tag Summary went on hiatus to give some space to rethink, reinvent -- again. The summaries will be briefer, focused on a social media theme or a social media question related to practice.

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

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Someone tagged the NGO-in-a-Box with nptech just today. Where's the conference tag? Update: Tactical Philanthropy announces the 2007COF tag! VTVigils VT Vigils VTvigils.org is a project of a diverse group of national campaigns and organizations not affiliated with Virginia Tech.

NpTechTag Summary: Insect Antennae, A Blast from the Past, and More

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The nptech tag stream (plus other sources) has been imported, so you can comment and vote on tagged items. here , using the ICT4peace tag. Flickr photo from jhritz NpDigg: The Insect Antennae? npdigg.org , cooked up by the nonprofittech blog , is up and running.

Open Source Feminism?

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April 12, 2007 Beth Kanter, as always, has a great, informative summary of the Penguin Day activities last Saturday in DC. Technorati Tags: nptech , opensource , penguindayDC , women , feminism { 1 comment… read it below or add one } 1 Beth Kanter 04.12.07 Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source Feminism?

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

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Marshall Kirkpatrick's Comparing 5 Ways To Tag Videos hit dig popular. Here's one that showed up in the NpTech Tag Stream: Doodle While the meebo nptech chat room is chatting live during the PDF, a few tweets overheard on twitter anticipate the upcoming NetSquared Conference.

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