News and buzz from people and organizations in the nonprofit tech sector.
And the Prize Goes to...
Beth Kanter! Beth is the winner of the very first NTEN award, given for fantasticness in the nonprofit technology community. Congratulations Beth, and thanks for all that you do! You can read what one of Beth’s colleagues has to say about her and watch two video interviews to find out what inspires her.
Journal of Information Technology In Social Change Available
The first issue of this peer reviewed journal has been released and is full of great articles on ICT in the global south, lessons learned reporting in humanitarian work, the challenge of data integration, and more. You can order a copy here.
Take the Stockholm Challenge
If you’re involved in a project that uses technology in innovative ways to advance human development and bring about social change, apply for the 2008 Stockholm Challenge Award.
New Version of Ubuntu System
Congratulations to our colleagues at Canonical who have just released Ubuntu 7.0.4, a new version of the free Linux operating system. Rumor has it Michael Dell (yes, from Dell) is even testing it out.
Votes Are In for NetSquared's Featured Projects
The competition was tough, but NetSquared selected 21 outstanding nonprofit technology projects to honor and help bring to the next level. Go on over and see the amazing work your colleagues are doing. There has been some controversy about the voting and there is a lively discussion about it over at the Netsquared blog and in the NPTech Pipe.
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