Things We Like (July 2016)

A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies.

  1. With #17NTC session voting in full swing, we are already thinking about how to up our Geek Games. Cue internet search for the National Association of Bubble Soccer. Bubble suits and football coming together!
  2. A Ferrari and a bicycle came together for this epic race, a test of iron will.
  3. Epic news for Iron Man: Tony Stark will be replaced by Riri Williams.
  4. A student replaced humdrum acrylic naildom with wearable tech, offering a nail swipe to get transit passage.
  5. Happening on Multnomah County Library’s Twitter feed: Got a tattoo? If you are offering a tattoo picture, you can get a tailored book suggestion. #Book4Tat
  6. Happening IRL: Pokémon Go Players are rescuing lots of real animals.
  7. Juno the kitten is totally happening next to a Christopher Walken pillow in this picture, courtesy of a friend of NTEN.
  8. This photo project pictures “techies,” capturing the unseen diversity of Silicon Valley.
  9. 10 pictures/GIFs may actually prove professional wrestling is fake.
  10. There is nothing fake about the oral history of “yacht rock.”
  11. Feel free to rock out to Vines of auctioneering to a beat.
Steph Routh
Content Manager
NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network
Steph is Content Manager at NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network. She has spent over a decade in the nonprofit sector, with a focus on organizational development, communications, fundraising, and program planning. Steph served as the first Executive Director of Oregon Walks for five years prior to joining NTEN. She is passionate about removing barriers to opportunities and finding equity at the many intersections of social justice work. And she feels lucky every day she is at NTEN, with a Community that does exactly that. Outside the NTEN office, Steph is the Mayor of Hopscotch Town, a consulting and small publishing firm that inspires and celebrates fun, lovable places for everyone. Steph is married to her bicycle and an aunt of two.