Swedes open embassy in Second Life - CNN.com

AFP Blog

Interesting eventhough not a nonprofit.Swedes open embassy in Second Life - CNN.com: "STOCKHOLM, Sweden (Reuters) -- Sweden became the first country on Wednesday to open an embassy in the virtual world Second Life.Created to promote the Nordic state's image and culture, the embassy does not offer any real or virtual consular services but provides information on its real world counterparts.Second. Tags: SecondLife

The New Miradi

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Environmental planners from Sweden and Norway are using Miradi to develop management plans for the Swedish Kosterhavet Marine National Park and the Ytre Hvaler National Park in Norway which share the same marine area.

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SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jeremiah kicked off our session with a call to retweet a photo of the audience, our hash tag, #SMdata, trended on Twitter and there was a robust back channel discussion of interested people.

Querying the Environment: A Smart Model for Pull Content

Museum 2.0

This project in Avesta, Sweden, in which visitors use special flashlights to explore a historic site and reveal interpretative content of interest, is an elegant example of how museums can innovative the label experience. Which brings us back to Sweden.

Things We Like (June 2009)


Turns out it's really heavy -- and consumes more electricity than Sweden. Tags: Newsletter NPTech NTEN Things We Like A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources. Read more posts on our blog. Clay Shirky thinks the Iranian election protests are "the big one" for social media. Notice how we used quotation marks to, you know, quote somebody? That's what they're for. Everything else ends up on the "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks.

Groundswell Book Club Part 3: Energizing

Museum 2.0

One of the most clever no-tech ratings system I've heard of is at a library in Sweden. Tags: Book Discussion: Groundswell marketing membership This week, we're covering the third objective in Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff's book Groundswell : energizing (chapter 6).