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Driving Online Action with Social Media Graphics

Last week I hosted a Google Hangout with Kevin Call from Everytown for Gun Safety to discuss these little things called "social graphics" — visually impactful static and animated content designed specifically for social media.

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Blogging With No Exit

I am not a developer. I'm a writer with just enough technical knowledge to be dangerous. So there's probably a lot I don't know about creating blogging software. I'm not the guy who builds the platform.

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Brawling over Ringtones

I've been spending some significant time making ringtones for clients over the last two weeks.

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Asterisk for Fun and (non)Profit

Ask any geek: Asterisk is the new hotness. The open source voice-over-IP software is revolutionizing the world of Private Branch Exchanges, or PBXs.

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Making Room for Everyone

Having spent the past 7 years working in the Internet space at a variety of for-profit and non-profit companies and organizations, I've noticed that t

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My Virtual Major

I'm one of those people who never decided ed what I wanted to be when I grew up. It's one of the reasons I never went grad school, because I was never able to make up my mind between culinary school, law school, or social work. And these days, psychology is starting to look interesting to me.

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Why I love VoIP (voice over IP)

Two main reasons:

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Invest, Test, Track and Target

I attended a briefing on the eNonprofit Benchmarks Study two weeks ago. It is a must read for any nonprofit online professional because it provides a timely and robust analysis of online fundraising and advocacy programs for nonprofits.

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20 Years Later

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. On April 26, 1986 at 1:23 AM, a nuclear explosion took place in Reactor Number 4 of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant located in Ukraine. One-hundred ninety tons of highly radioactive materials were released into the atmosphere.

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Video Killed the Blog Star

For a long time I've been skeptical of the role of video online. I always felt like people just liked watching videos on their television sets - not

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Culture, Video Games, and China

I continue to be obsessed with the social and political implications of video games - in America, but I've started to get interested to their implications in China.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: http://endofbig.com