TechSoup Taiwan Talks Gaming for Social Good at Net Tuesday Event

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TechSoup Taiwan recently held a Net Tuesday event. TechSoup Taiwan discussed a few organizations that are using gaming to raise awareness about certain issues. The other speaker at the TechSoup Taiwan event, Marvin Jeng, was an independent software developer in Taiwan. NetSquared gaming techsoup taiwanthat focused on gaming for social good. According to a 2010 statistic, people around the world spend three billion hours a week playing video games.

TechSoup Taiwan and Greenpeace Talk Email Marketing at Net Tuesday Event

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TechSoup Taiwan. invited Ingrid Lin, the Network Marketing Officer for Greenpeace , to speak at a Net Tuesday event about e-mail marketing. Lin discussed how Greenpeace uses a method called A/B testing to maximize their newsletters. A/B Testing is a simple marketing method to test changes to a webpage or newsletter against its current design and content.

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Take a Seat: Beautiful, Casual Areas at the Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts

Museum 2.0

When I was in Taiwan, I heard again and again from museum professionals: "We are very conservative in Taiwanese museums. This post is a photo essay focusing on an area at the Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts called the Digiark. We're not doing innovative things with visitor participation or Web 2.0. Everyone is so focused on everything looking perfect and the curator's voice only." This may be true. I didn't see a single comment book on my trip.

Meet the EveryAction Team 2018

EveryAction

A: When I was 21 I went to Taiwan by myself - a friend backed out last minute. At EveryAction we’re on a mission to provide nonprofits with best-in-class fundraising, engagement, and advocacy tools, but we like to think that we’re a pretty fun place to work, too. We strive to promote a healthy work life balance, that’s why our team hosts things like “social fridays”, team yoga classes, company-wide bake-offs, and other activities to de-stress.

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Audio Social Media Platforms for Nonprofits

Media Cause

This test consists of giving Taiwan public figures the ability to communicate with their supporters and fans in “Live Audio Rooms.” In the social media world, platforms are always changing.

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Storymakers 2016 Winners

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We received more than 600 submissions from 35+ countries, including mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong for the first time. Best Global Story — What Is Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBT) Hotline Association? What Is Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBT) Hotline Association? submitted by Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBT) Hotline Association , shows us gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer advocates in Taiwan working with various services.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 15, 2013

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This week we’re gathering in places as diverse as the Ivory Coast, the United Kingdom, Taiwan, and the United States. Taipei, Taiwan: Homemade online map showing geographic data. Being a nonprofit techie can be lonely work, since our role requires that we be change agents in our organizations as we help them discover the future! Change-agenting is exhausting (and rewarding!) work, but we can renew our energy to connecting with our peers.

Green IT Accreditation Goes International

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The big green IT news this week is that the program has now expanded to 40 countries (PDF) worldwide including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Taiwan, and the 27 countries of the European Union. A bit over a year ago, we talked about U.S.-based

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Become a Storymaker with NetSquared

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Taipei, Taiwan: ????????? - ????? Taipei, Taiwan: ????????? - ?????. Every month TechSoup’s NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free (or low cost) nonprofit technology events and workshops to over 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events NetSquared is the place for you! Starting on August 26th NetSquared organizers are holding digital storytelling events as part of the Storymakers campaign.

Asia/Pacific Partners Meeting: Disaster Recovery, Knowledge Sharing, Cloud Computing, and More

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Representatives from Connecting Up Australia , Frontier Foundation (Taiwan), Hong Kong Council of Social Service , NASSCOM Foundation (India), and NGO Pulse (South Africa) were in attendance. Last month, I got to attend Ashoka's Tech4Society conference in Hyderabad, India, as a guest writer for the AshokaTech blog. TechSoup Co-CEO Daniel Ben-Horin was also attending Tech4Society as an Ashoka senior fellow.

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8 Changebloggers: Nonprofits and Individuals Creating Change with Blogs

Have Fun - Do Good

It specializes in adoption from China, Taiwan and Haiti. I spent most of the past week at the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in San Francisco where I saw old friends, taught a session (How to Create a Blogging Plan for Your Nonprofit), and led a birds of a feather group (Changebloggers: Changing the World in More Than 140 Characters) for people writing, or planning to write, do-good blogs for their organization, or on their own.

Join a Nonprofit Tech User Group This August

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Taipei, Taiwan: PC / Web site information security: proposal for non-profit organizations. Your NetSquared organizers are gearing up for Social Media September , a month of social media for social good -themed events. We’ll be hosting social media surgeries for local nonprofits and community activists.

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Earth Day 2010: Recycle

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The only countries that have laws that set up electronic recycling collection and processing systems are South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, the 27 countries of the European Union, five provinces in Canada, and 20 states in the United States. Recycling is such a complex topic, but basically it involves collecting and processing used materials to recover raw materials, which can then be used in the creation of new products.

Happy New Year! Two Free Books! And Watermelon!

Museum 2.0

A quick top five list of amazing experiences in no particular order: ArtPrize , the democratic art festival in Grand Rapids that blew my mind Taiwan. Taiwan! Dear Museum 2.0 readers, 2010 was a big year for me. I published The Participatory Museum in March (with help from many of you!) and spent the rest of the year traveling to give workshops and presentations related to its content.

30 Days of NetSquared Events

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Taipei, Taiwan: ????????????. What has NetSquared got planned for the next month? So much that it’ll blow your mind! Net2Local organizers hold regular events connecting the nonprofit and technology communities. With over fifty groups in twenty countries there’s probably a group close to you. Get hands-on help at a social media surgery, or learn about databases at a meetup or discover the top tech trends of 2014 at one of our panel discussions. January Events.

Keep your New Year's Resolution with NetSquared

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Taipei, Taiwan: ????????????. Now I’m no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year’s resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like “find a mentor” or “learn a new skill every month.” ” But following through on these plans can be difficult. We are, after all, in the second golden age of television ! Luckily for you NetSquared is here to keep you on track.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

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Taipei, Taiwan: NGO要怎麼搞群眾募資?- 綠盟經驗談. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season. More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year , and the emergence of Giving Tuesday (on November 28 this year) makes the year's end even more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed? Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. and the globe.

What Is TechSoup Up To in Asia (Now)?

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With this motto, we have already built a coalition team of several of our existing Global Network Partners in the region: Hong Kong Council of Social Service , Connecting Up , and the Frontier Foundation of Taiwan. Aletha Schelby is Program Manager for TechSoup Asia. Having been at TechSoup Global for eight years now, I can remember what it was like before we added the “Global” to our name (literally and figuratively).

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Join Us for Local and Virtual Events This Week With Social Media September

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Guatemala: Visita de Experto de Taiwan - Campus Tec - 27 de septiembre. We’re half way into Social Media September , but we’re just getting started! There are several ways for you to get involved in our social media for social good events no matter where you live, since our community is holding both live and virtual gatherings. Join our global tweet chat on September 18 to discover the latest in social media best practices.

NetSquared in May: Get Face-to-Face with Your Nonprofit Peers

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Taipei, Taiwan: Nonprofit organizations accountability and transparency. NetSquared’s core objective is to get nonprofit techies and activists together in the same room. There’s a special magic that happens when we get face-to-face. Relationships are formed, projects are started, and we feel less alone in what can sometimes be a challenging job.

New on SSIR: #4Change Examines Social Media for the Climate Change Movement

Amy Sample Ward

It especially poses problems for campaigners looking to collaborate around the world and create meaningful opportunities to take action (someone in Taiwan may have a compelling story about Climate Change, but they may not respond or be empowered by a US legislative petition, for example). My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog.

Worldwide Lexicon and Volunteer Translation

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Before the guide even officially launched, TechSoup Taiwan had already begun an ambitious project to translate it into Chinese Traditional. This week, Worldwide Lexicon launched its long-awaited Universal Translator plugin for Firefox. There are still a few kinks to work out, but don't wait to install this one. It's a glimpse into the future of the Internet. Worldwide Lexicon combines translation engines like Babel Fish and Google Translate with user-contributed translations and edits.

Together We're Stronger: NetSquared in June

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Taipei, Taiwan: ??????????????. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts. But there’s a special magic that happens when we get face-to-face, which is why each month NetSquared organizers in 50 cities across the globe host workshops and socials for the nonprofit tech community.

Your NetSquared Holiday Gift!

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Taipei, Taiwan: FB can not do? NetSquared holds free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self sufficient local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. Net2Local organizers plan events because they have skills to share, want to give back and want to make the world a better place.

What's NetSquared Up to in May?

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TechSoup Taiwan and Greenpeace Talked Email Marketing at Net Tuesday Taipei. Here’s your monthly update from the world of NetSquared Local. I'm going to blow your mind by sharing some stats and our May events. Read on! What Is NetSquared Local? NetSquared Local is TechSoup's volunteer-driven network of nonprofit tech meetups and salons. NetSquared Local groups hold monthly in-person events for anyone interested in the connection of technology and social impact.

NetSquared's April Nonprofit Technology Meetups

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Taipei, Taiwan: Nonprofit organizations accountability and transparency. If you want to learn how nonprofits can use technology to advance their mission and generally be more effective and efficient TechSoup has got you covered with their blog and webinars. But many of us find that we learn better when we get into the same room with our peers to ask questions, gossip and build relationships.

April NetSquared Events in Your Community

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Taiwan, Taipei: Net Tuesday. NetSquared’s global network of volunteers will be organizing more than 30 events this April in communities as diverse as Mukono, Uganda; Wellington, New Zealand; and Boston, USA. We organize these free tech-for-good training and networking gatherings because we believe that it’s critical to build strong, self-sufficient communities of nonprofit tech practitioners. Plus, it’s always good to get together with your tribe and act a bit silly.

Learn from the Pros at a NetSquared Community Event

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Taipei, Taiwan: ????????????????????????. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! More than one-third of charitable giving happens in the last three months of the year ; the emergence of #GivingTuesday and the growth of online giving makes the fall ever more critical for charities. Feeling overwhelmed? Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. and the globe.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

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Taipei, Taiwan: 非營利組織總是缺一個資訊人?– 談談司改會的資訊部門在做什麼?. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived. The weather's getting cooler (except for our friends in Los Angeles!), and the leaves are starting to change color. But don't be afraid — huddle up for warmth and knowledge with your nonprofit tech friends at a local Tech4Good meetup. Our volunteer community leaders are holding free events across the US (and the globe).

NetSquared Celebrates Progress and Looks Forward to 2015

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Taipei, Taiwan ??????????????????. TechSoup’s NetSquared community organizers connect nonprofits with local technology experts. Our volunteer-run events are live, free, and held monthly. The goal is to create strong, self-sufficient communities of nonprofit technology professionals (and accidental techies too!). With just one month left in 2014, now’s a good time to review NetSquared's progress.

Techniques for Identifying and Amplifying Social Objects in Museums

Museum 2.0

I spent last week in the glorious country of Taiwan, hiking, eating, and working with museum professionals and graduate students at a conference hosted at the Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts. At the Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts, here were some of the things I learned from the social object hunt: Social behavior is highly object-specific.

Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

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Taipai, Taiwan: 如何用Google思維重建10倍速工作流程?. Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free and low-cost nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, NetSquared is the place for you! Our chapter leaders believe that we can bridge the digital divide by giving every NGO the tools and skills to accomplish its mission efficiently and effectively.

NetSquared's November Community Events for Nonprofit Techies

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Taipei, Taiwan: Data for Social Good - ???????????. Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free (or low cost) nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, then NetSquared is the place for you!

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

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Taipei, Taiwan: 民眾、社群與 NGO 的協作:飲水地. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient, local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners. NetSquared organizers plan events because they have skills to share, want to give back, and want to make the world a better place.

Your #nptech Community Events Calendar for July

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Taipei, Taiwan: ??????????????. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it’s awesome fun. Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, but you’ll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe. NetSquared is here to help you along the way with everything from slide templates to planning checklists. Not sure if hosting a NetSquared group is for you? Check out one of our events!

Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

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Taipei, Taiwan: ?????????- ?????. With less than two weeks to go, TechSoup’s Storymakers campaign is roaring along. Submit your digital video, five photographs, or a super-short story now, because we have $13,000 in prizes available! Looking for inspiration? We have webinar recordings , tools, and resources to help you make stories that stand out.

NetSquared Community Events: Get Safer Online

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Taipei, Taiwan: Data for Social Good. It's getting colder out there. winter is coming. Huddle up with your nonprofit technology colleagues at a NetSquared meetup to keep warm and learn about the latest trends in nonprofit technology. TechSoup’s NetSquared groups are helping to keep the scary away with a series of online privacy and security events this October. We’ll help you #Do1Thing to manage your online reputation and keep your organization secure. Upcoming Events.

Social Media for Social Good Events Coming to a City Near You

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Taiwan, Taipei: Internet community transform society zero government (g0v.tw). While the rest of you have been enjoying the summer partying on the beach, TechSoup’s NetSquared organizers have been plotting and scheming in front of their computers. The sacrifice has been worth it. Now, we’re now ready to launch our biggest event series yet: Social Media September.

NetSquared Events in May and June

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Taipei, Taiwan: Smartphone Security. NetSquared’s core objective is to get nonprofit techies and activists together in the same room. There’s a special magic that happens when we get face-to-face. Relationships are formed, projects are started and we feel less alone in what can sometimes be a challenging job.

NetSquared's November Community Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Taipei, Taiwan: Data for Social Good - ???????????. Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free (or low cost) nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, then NetSquared is the place for you!

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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Taipei, Taiwan: 『資料力,做公益』- 開創公共服務的新契機. Every day, American nonprofits, charities, and libraries rely on TechSoup's product donation program for the information they need to make smart decisions about technology. But did you know that our work is global?

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Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

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The Team Omni-Hearing Solution from Taiwan developed a combination solution consisting of: a smartphone app to replace a traditional hearing aid; a cloud service to identify the nature of hearing problems; and a sound processing technology to enhance the quality of all forms of vocal communication.

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Nonprofit Technology News for November 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Other important websites in the world include the Yandex search engine in Russia, Yahoo in Japan and Taiwan, and Baidu in China. As we hurtle toward the end of 2013, it’s time for an update of nonprofit technology trends and news!

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