Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 105

Top Ten Things We’ve Learned About Networks

Guest Post, Networks

Note from Beth: This week I’m live blogging the GEO conference, but since I can’t cover it all, I’ve enlisted an awesome live blogging team of grantmakers and others attending the conference who will share what they are learning in guest posts on this blog!    

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RIP: Rob Stuart, Godfather of the NpTech Movement

Storytelling

Rob Stuart shared my birthday, Jan. 11th.  We were both part of the 1-11-11 club.  But we also shared more than that – the nonprofit technology field.   Rob was the godfather.  The last time I saw him was in 2009 in San Francisco at the NTC – he attended almost of them from the time they were called the roundup.    … Read More

Idealware’s Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide, Updated for 2011

Tips

Guest post by Laura Quinn

Idealware created the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide to help organizations like yours determine what results and benefits you can reasonably expect from social media, and to guide you through the process of identifying the right channels for different goals.… Read More

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Guest Post

Guest post by Sam Gregory

This week in San Francisco, technologists and human rights advocates are meeting at the Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference (or RightsCon)to grapple with the realities of how we better manage the human rights implications of new technologies.

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A Revolution in Documentary Film

Engagement, Guest Post

Note From Beth: Yesterday, I attended a convening called “Beyond Dynamic Adaptability” for arts organizations about cultural participation in the arts.  A hot topic:  How do artists and arts organizations engage audiences in the creative process?    One of the slides shared (from a study by the Irvine Foundation) presented a ladder of engagement for arts audiences – from receptive to participatory.    

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