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Job: Digital Content Creator, Rainforest Alliance

March 15, 2014

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It’s not often you see a job listing with THAT image, but it is today, and the job is a digital communications, fundraising, and strategy position with the very well-respected Rainforest Alliance. Full listing is here, but the original image was on Facebook. Whoever runs their digital communications currently is pretty smart, because they know […]

Calling revolutionaries!

September 18, 2013

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Ca Looking for work but looking to make a difference? Democracy Now is looking for you: Systems Administrator Democracy Now!, a non-profit daily television/radio news hour, is seeking a reliable, innovative and friendly Systems Administrator to run day-to-day IT operations. Democracy Now! is a fast-paced live broadcast work environment driven by a team of committed […]

Jobs: Bradley Manning Support Network Washington DC Organizer

June 10, 2012

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Yes, this is a paid position. No, it is not gloriously overpaid. But think what it will be worth in the points-that-annoy-your-horrible-trolling-relatives economy. Details: Washington DC / Baltimore area organizer needed in support of Army PFC Bradley Manning, accused WikiLeaks whistle-blower Courage to Resist, in collaboration with the Bradley Manning Support Network, is seeking applicants […]

Social Media Lessons from the Homeless: Ideawave 2011

March 28, 2012

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I love the Ideawave conferences. No matter what the topic, the timeline is ten minutes, so it’s ideal for Short Attention Span Theatre chicks like mineself, whether we’re presenting or just watching. In the last two instances, I have been presenting, so here is me from 2011 presenting on Social Media Lessons from the Homeless. […]

Job: Digital Editor at UNICEF

December 3, 2011

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Found this one on Twitter, and I’ve heard from friends that UNICEF is a great place to work. This job is based in London:   Digital Editor £27,110-£31,910  per annum +_a job premium of £1030.00 Based in London, EC1V 0DU Permanent   UNICEF is the leading children’s organisation, reaching children in more than 150 less-developed […]

Internet Uncut: Avalon Explains NerdFighting

November 25, 2011

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One thing the internet teaches us all is that no matter how clued in you are, no matter how many times you’ve been Farked, Stumbled, or Plused, there’s always something out there you’ve never heard of that tens or hundreds of thousands of better-informed people have. Nerdfighting is one of those things. A place where […]

Internet Uncut: Cameron Bode of Occupy Vancouver

November 25, 2011

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If you had to design an environment that would make livestreaming difficult, would it not feature these traits: impermanent mobile intermittent access to power zero access to ambient wifi random, donated equipment only outdoors in freezing rain during an extreme wind warning in winter Thought so. Welcome to Occupy Vancouver, and the second in our […]

Internet Uncut: Daryl Hatton of Fundrazr

November 23, 2011

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Well, I’m just stone-cold chuffed. This one-shot, uncut video thang is going to be a semi-regular series, and I’m very pleased that we’re kicking this off with a worthy cause: Fundrazr! Fundrazr is a Vancouver startup which allows people to leverage their social networks to raise money for worthy causes. One of the causes they’re […]

Advice for #OccupyVancouver

November 1, 2011

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I’m not sure what you did on Halloween, but I celebrated by handing out a bunch of apples to some strangely enthusiastic children (what is WRONG with kids today?You’re supposed to throw the apples at the house!) and getting into a Twitter fight with Occupy Vancouver. At least they were smart enough not to engage […]