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Bing Maps improves street view

Search Engine Watch reports that Bing has made some changes to it’s Map street view tool.  Previously the street view used 360 degree panoramas called ‘bubbles.’  Bing has now flattened the bubbles into one long scrolling panorama.  There’s a “u-turn” … Continue reading

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DonorsChoose.org seeks developers and data crunchers

Have mad skills and want to support education?  Check out DonorsChoose.org’s Hacking Education contest.  There are 7 categories:  Data Analysis, Javascript, .NET, PHP, Python, Ruby and Wildcard.  There are lots of prizes and the Big Winner gets to meet Stephen … Continue reading

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Craigslist founder creates website for nonprofits

Craig Newmark, the founder of Craigslist, has created a new resource for nonprofits:  craigconnects.org.  Craig has been helping nonprofits for the past 10 years.  He hopes craigconnects.org will “connect the world for the common good.”

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Need help making videos?

Google wants to help non-profits find partners via the YouTube “Good Work” program who will assist with making videos.

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Give2gether promises “google analytics for philantrhopy”

There are plenty of websites out there that provide giving enabled platforms, but give2gether promises to help nonprofits raise funds using the latest research in game theory and behavioral economics along with leveraging social media. Brandeis University and Arizona State … Continue reading

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Google for nonprofits

Google wants to help nonprofits with their new Google for nonprofits program.  Eligible nonprofits can gain access to a suite of Google products such as: Google Grants YouTube for Nonprofits Google Earth Outreach Grants Google Apps for Nonprofits Google also … Continue reading

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Why Food for the Hungry runs Ubuntu

Consultant John D. Cook recently interviewed Rick Richter, CIO of Food for the Hungry, about why they’ve decided to convert all of their computers to Ubuntu. Ubuntu is a version of Linux created by the company Canonical.  I have Ubuntu … Continue reading

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