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27 (Fun!) ways to kill your online community « Snarkmarket
good summary of presentation at SXSW about managing online communities successfully
community  online  virtual  rules  list  guidelines  article  Delicious 
march 2011 by arvind
ALA | Coping with Challenges
The American Library Association resource page on dealing with book challenges. This translates well to challenges to certain websites that people want blocked - it should go through a community process.
process  community  21apples  education  literacy  library  resource  guide  articles  help  media  policy  legal  Delicious 
april 2010 by arvind
The Immigrant Connection
forbes.com articlce on Reshma Saujani and other Indian/South Asian immigrant and 2nd generation folks and how their networks have helped them succeed. Not that any group doesn't use their networks...
network  article  forbes  reshma  saujani  congress  nyc  ny  community  indian  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Livemocha
a social-based, language learning site. Free and paid options
free  education  language  online  community  spanish  English  study  learning  21apples  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Help-Portrait
a movement/organization of photographers who are organizing to take portraits of people in need, print them, and give the photos to them
photography  nonprofit  help  community  21apples  photos  donation  portrait  Delicious 
january 2010 by arvind
Borrow things and save money. NYC Lending library. NYC residental building and c...
a cool site that lets you set up to borrow and lend things to people in your neighborhood
newyork  borrow  nyc  web  web2.0  community  social  local  green  environment  Delicious 
september 2009 by arvind
Social Designer
clothing inspired by social causes, with proceeds going to those causes
shopping  design  community  social  Delicious 
may 2009 by arvind
OpenSpaceWorld: WorkingInOpenSpace
a helpful article on the actual logistics of an open space session
openspace  collaboration  howto  communication  unconference  community  education  meeting  ideas  21apples  Delicious 
march 2009 by arvind
Council on the Environment of New York City
lists greenmarkest, recycling places, open spaces, environmental education and more in NYC
nyc  community  environment  food  local  vegan  vegetarian  green  space  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
4th Street Food Coop
a food coop in the east village. organic, vegetarian, and local foods
food  shopping  nyc  vegetarian  vegan  health  local  community  Delicious 
may 2008 by arvind
American Express Members Know: Travel
AMEX's new community travel site. Not a lot of content up there yet, but probably soon. Looks decent, but obviously a mix of corporate meets web 2.0
web2.0  travel  commercial  community  web  Delicious 
november 2007 by arvind
Thoughts on Facebook
a memo from Cornell University's IT Policy Office on how students should use Facebook responsibly
facebook  article  safety  education  university  college  community  students  21apples  technology  web  privacy  Delicious 
may 2007 by arvind
RACE - Are We So Different?
A Project of the American Anthroplogical Association that looks at race from three angles, histroy, human variation and lived experience. good resource for educators
community  discrimination  diversity  education  lessons  race  racism  21apples  Delicious 
march 2007 by arvind
Coworking - To establish a collaboration space fo...
Coworking is cafe-like community/collaboration space for developers, writers and independents. Or, it's like this: start with a shared office and add cafe culture. Which is the opposite of most modern cafes.
business  collaboration  community  coworking  culture  productivity  sxsw  social  web  Delicious 
march 2007 by arvind
home page | WorkSpace
an apparently-beautiful coworking space in Vancouver
coworking  community  business  cool  sxsw  barcampaustin  21apples  Delicious 
march 2007 by arvind
Does what happens in the Facebook stay in the Facebook?
powerful video exposing serious privacy concerns with Facebook. Is the CIA using Facebook? Not sure where they get the facts, but something to think about
facebook  social  networking  privacy  security  safety  video  presentation  college  community  myspace  21apples  Delicious 
march 2007 by arvind
Change.org
a social networking site for nonprofits and social change organizations. people who are interested in these issues should sign up
activism  change  community  network  nonprofit  social  web2.0  education  21apples  justice  Delicious 
february 2007 by arvind
Futurist: To fix education, think Web 2.0
article on CNET about kids outsmarting web filters to get access to banned websites
21apples  article  readlater  technology  web2.0  education  digital  future  Delicious  filters  hacking  internet  tools  web  students  legal  freedom  community  commercial  democracy  university 
january 2007 by arvind
Splice - Meet. Mix. Mashup.
great web site where you can record and mash-up music for free
audio  collaboration  community  design  free  music  online  social  tool  21apples  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
BarCamp
cool site for collaborative conferences where you participate and present. overnights, all over the world, very interesting
collaboration  community  conference  design  development  education  free  presentation  networking  profdev05  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Doors of Perception 8, Delhi
What infrastructures are needed to enable bottom-up, edge-in social innovation? And how do we design them? Doors of Perception 8 is about these two questions.
blog  conference  cool  technology  internet  india  future  online  IT  community  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Neighbornode: the extensible neighborhood network
Neighbornodes are group message boards on wireless nodes, placed in residential areas and open to the public. These nodes transmit signal for around 300 feet, so everyone within that range has access to the board and can read and post to it.
wifi  network  wireless  technology  community  free  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
XFN - XHTML Friends Network
XFN™ (XHTML Friends Network) is a simple way to represent human relationships using hyperlinks. In recent years, blogs and blogrolls have become the fastest growing area of the Web. XFN enables web authors to indicate their relationship(s) to the people
css  blog  design  web  standards  programming  rss  xml  tools  social  internet  network  community  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Tor
Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. It also enables software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features. Tor provides the foundation for
privacy  technology  web  safety  community  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Green Eclipse Software
Very nice free, as in beer software - sticky notes, crossword puzzle generators and others
software  free  tools  community  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
KarlCore.com | How Do I Keep People From Stealing My Stuff?
Periodically, people come to the newsgroups I read to ask "How can I keep people from stealing my images?". The desire to protect your material is a natural one. Who wants to work hard to create something unique only to have some slimeball steal it? The p
articles  culture  community  competition  online  social  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
SubEthaEdit - Collaborate
Editing documents in groups can be a challenge. Versioning systems like subversion or cvs help your group to keep a consistent copy of your document, but don't provide realtime collaboration. Wouldn't it be great to edit the same document, live, in realti
mac  tools  software  cool  community  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
fwdOUT Network WebHome
Call ordinary phones all over the world for free; you just have to share your phone, too. With fwdOUT™, you can call other people even if they don’t have a computer. fwdOUT™ lets you call any phone number in the world by sending the call over the In
internet  free  pbx  community  phone  asterisk  voip  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
SchoolTool - The SchoolTool Project
SchoolTool is a project to develop a common global school administration infrastructure that is freely available under an Open Source licence.
research  community  education  development  free  linux  online  tools  software  technology  teachers  server  students  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
nyc bloggers
A map of the city that shows where the bloggers are, organized by subway stop. Find out who's blogging in your neighborhood!
blog  community  cool  culture  internet  nyc  social  tools  web  guide  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
United Nations Volunteering - Online Volunteering
Volunteers from all over the world are helping organizations that serve communities in developing countries -- but without leaving their own communities. These online volunteers translate documents, write articles, research data, build web sites, mentor y
activism  community  development  nonprofit  social  online  web  technology  tc-civics  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Koha - Open Source Integrated Library System
Open source library software. Koha is a full-featured open-source ILS. Developed initially in New Zealand by Katipo Communications Ltd and first deployed in January of 2000 for Horowhenua Library Trust, it is currently maintained by a team of software pro
library  oss  free  software  tools  education  community  blog  windows  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Global Kids : Young people becoming active agents of change in their communities...
The mission of Global Kids is to prepare urban youth to become global citizens and community leaders. Global Kids, Inc. works to ensure that young people of diverse backgrounds have the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to succeed in the workpl
tc-civics  community  education  students  nyc  social  nonprofit  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
CreateAThon - MediaStudio
a group out of Falls Church, Virginia that has a 24 hour community service session where they donate their graphics design skills/time to non-profits in need of design work. Could be a great way for talented graphics students to do community service.
tc-civics  education  nonprofit  community  web  media  images  social  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
TakingITGlobal - Inspire. Inform. Involve.
TakingITGlobal.org is a global online community, providing youth with inspiration to make a difference, a source of information on issues, opportunities to take action, and a bridge to get involved locally, nationally and globally. Membership is free of
tc-civics  social  education  students  teachers  community  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
TakingITGlobal - Student Voices
Student voices are key. Education has become an essential tool for those fighting against poverty, those promoting sustainable development and those simply trying to make sense of and survive in an increasingly complex world. At the same time, it is becom
tc-civics  education  social  community  media  images  blog  students  teachers  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Strengthen The Good
STG is the nexus of a network of bloggers committed to raising awareness for small charities around the world. Every so often this space highlights a new “micro-charity”—a small, inspiring charity, one with a real face and where $1 makes a differenc
activism  blog  community  culture  education  tc-civics  nonprofit  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
VolunteerMatch: Where Volunteering Begins
VolunteerMatch is a leader in the nonprofit world dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic en
activism  community  nonprofit  social  web  tc-civics  teachers  students  change  justice  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Study Circles Resource Center
The Study Circles Resource Center is dedicated to finding ways for all kinds of people to engage in dialogue and problem solving on critical social and political issues. SCRC helps communities by giving them the tools to organize productive dialogue, recr
activism  education  students  teachers  community  social  tc-civics  internet  resources  articles  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
H2O Playlist
An H2O Playlist is a series of links to books, articles, and other materials that collectively explore an idea or set the stage for a course, discussion, or current event.
education  web  tools  resources  social  community  library  del.icio.us  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Copyright Guidelines for Administrators from techLearning
This resource is designed to inform school leaders of what they may do under the law.
copyright  tc-civics  community  social  software  internet  images  media  music  teachers  students  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Radical Designs:
full service web development group focused on the needs of non-profit and grass roots social change organizations. We provide strategic on-line campaign consulting, web design and web application development. Our premier product is the Activist Mobilizati
consulting  activism  resources  software  tools  cool  community  linux  mysql  php  web  nonprofit  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Free, open source tools for building thriving online communities | CivicSpace
CivicSpace is a free open-source software platform for grassroots organizing and civic activity. It allows individuals and organizations to build online communities that communicate effectively, act collectively, and coordinate coherently with a network o
activism  blog  community  database  development  email  forum  free  network  online  php  portal  resources  social  software  tools  web  nonprofit  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Project management and task management software: Basecamp
Basecamp is a web-based tool that lets you manage projects (or simply ideas) and quickly create client/project extranets.
ajax  asp  commercial  community  consulting  css  design  development  enterprise  IT  javascript  programming  project  ruby  rss  software  tools  technology  web  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Sun News - Sun Blogs
Sun's Policy on Public Discourse - i.e. their guide for the employee bloggers. a good read.
blog  articles  web  social  community  standards  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Girls Inc. - 140 Years of Celebrating Girlhood
Girls Incorporated is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
activism  education  history  women  web  online  community  social  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Textpattern
A free, flexible, elegant, easy-to-use content management system for all kinds of websites, even weblogs.
blog  css  design  development  free  html  internet  mysql  oss  php  programming  rss  server  software  tools  web  wiki  Delicious  cms  community 
october 2006 by arvind
facultyroom.org
This is a learning and exploration site for teachers and instructors using Moodle open-source software to enhance their teaching practice.
education  oss  software  tools  help  community  support  teachers  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Gender Public Advocacy Coalition : Home
The Gender Public Advocacy Coalition (GenderPAC) works to end discrimination and violence caused by gender stereotypes by changing public attitudes, educating elected officials and expanding human rights.
education  nonprofit  students  teachers  community  media  resources  women  culture  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Fedoraproject.org
collection of extras available for Fedora linux distribution
community  fedora  linux  portal  redhat  software  free  oss  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Tolerance.org: Teaching Tolerance: The Power of Words
The Power of Words curriculum is about the language that captures the multiethnic temper of our times. Its lessons encourage us to explore the words used in the United States to label ethnic groups, women and sexual minorities and to examine the ways in w
diversity  education  lessons  teachers  students  community  social  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Test Site at the UPF
Moodle test site - they have patches available to solve common problems like grading students quickly, copying activities within a course, and restricting the number of words submitted for an assignments
moodle  oss  software  tools  resources  free  community  social  education  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Confluence - Licensing and Pricing
Confluence is an enterprise wiki that makes it easy for your team to collaborate and share knowledge. Very friendly licensing options. Some open source software here.
wiki  software  oss  web  social  tools  cool  community  portal  rss  xml  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
sakaiproject.org
open source courseware supported by U of Michigan, MIT and others. Comprehensive product with very nice user interface. The terminology that they use is very content-management like, and a bit hard to understand. Some of the features are younger than Mood
community  education  free  java  oss  portal  server  software  technology  tools  university  web  xml  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
Genius at Work - Bill Strickland
all about Bill Strickland, a Pittsburgher who is getting national attention for his innovative ideas on helping educate young, disadvantaged people
activism  articles  education  housing  nonprofit  pittsburgh  social  community  training  Delicious 
october 2006 by arvind
EasyUbuntu
EasyUbuntu is an easy to use (duh!) script that gives the Ubuntu user the most commonly requested apps, codecs, and tweaks that are not found in the base distribution - all with a few clicks of your mouse.
community  distribution  help  resources  software  ubuntu  unix  linux  free  Delicious 
july 2006 by arvind
StudyCircles.org | New Discussion Guide Helps Communities Find Solutions to Raci...
a great resource on how to dialogue on fighting racism in communities from the Study Cirles Resource Center. free download or $5 to get the print version.
diversity  21apples  resources  community  free  teachers  students  education  Delicious 
july 2006 by arvind
Summer of Green
Google gives you maps, photos and videos of "green" activities to do in 5 cities, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando and San Francisco.
activism  community  geo  google  guide  video  Delicious 
june 2006 by arvind
ccMixter
great site that takes creative commons licensed music/samples and lets you remix and share them. great for mashups and learning about how creative commons can promote sharing
audio  collaboration  community  competition  culture  free  legal  library  media  music  resource  web  21apples  Delicious 
may 2006 by arvind
Yellowworld.org: the cultivation of a political Asian consciousness
interesting website about Asian political and social issues. articles and active discussion boards
api  articles  news  media  forum  community  diversity  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
LibriVox
Incredible, growing library of free audio books. Volunteers read books that are in the public domain to create podcasts. Available in multiple open formats, and free for anyone to use. You can also contribute by reading and recording.
audio  book  collaboration  community  education  free  ipod  library  media  online  project  writing  21apples  NYCIST  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Google Video
google's free video hosting/viewing service. you can upload your own video, or just watch other's videos. searchable and powerful.
community  video  media  free  technology  google  21apples  NYCIST  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
the cluetrain manifesto
an incredible book that pretty much predicted the future of the internet. you can read the entire book online for free, but if you don't, at least read the first chapter. incredible read, and totally relevant to education and schools.
book  community  culture  education  future  information  internet  media  network  social  technology  NYCIST  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Xanga.com - The Weblog Community
a free blog-based social networking community. very popular in some schools.
blog  community  free  rss  software  tools  web  web2.0  writing  NYCIST  21apples  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
New York PHP
a PHP group in New York that does training, events and manages multiple lists. A non-profit to help folks with PHP develeopment
community  development  php  nyc  programming  software  hewittprofdev  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Nabble Forums
great free site for starting your own forums or archving a mailing list. the forums and lists are then easily searchable.
community  free  web  mail  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Chalksite: gradebooks, assignments, messaging and a personal website just for te...
elegant, easy to use web2.0 site for teachers to build pages, manage grades, post assignments and send messages to students. cheap plans for schools. seems like it has a lot of potential, especially for teachers who are not already on the web or using Moo
academic  ajax  community  education  teacher  tools  web  web2.0  students  21apples  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
Course: MoodleMoot NE 2006
Moodle conference in Massachusetts June 26-28, 2006
hewittprofdev  conference  moodle  education  software  oss  community  Delicious 
april 2006 by arvind
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