“OpenNotes” for Funders: A Radical Idea for More Transparency and Better Relationships

Bookmarked “OpenNotes” for Funders: A Radical Idea for More Transparency and Better Relationships by an author (Open Notes)

posted first in the Center for Effective Philanthropy Blog on February 27th 2018 Transparency — being open, honest, and clear — is a key driver of strong relationships between funders and grantees. It’s valued by foundation and grantee CEOs alike, and grantees think foundations are doing a decent job of being transparent (though more so in sharing about their processes than their learning).

  

Anil Dash: 15 Lessons from 15 Years of Blogging

This summer marked 15 years since I first started blogging here, and I’m happier than ever that I’ve chosen to live so much of my life in this place, with all of you. Nearly everything has changed for me since I began this blog, from major milestones like Source: 15 Lessons from 15 Years of…

Back to the Blog by Dan Cohen

Bookmarked Back to the Blog (Dan Cohen)

One of the most-read pieces I’ve written here remains my entreaty “Professors Start Your Blogs,” which is now 12 years old but might as well have been written in the Victorian age. It’s quaint. In 2006, many academics viewed blogs through the lens of LiveJournal and other teen-oriented, over…

A librarian talks about going back to blogging in the age of social media.

The Missing Building Blocks of the Web – Anil Dash – Medium

Bookmarked The Missing Building Blocks of the Web – Anil Dash – Medium by Anil Dash

At a time when millions are losing trust in the the web’s biggest sites, it’s worth revisiting the idea that the web was supposed to be…

At a time when millions are losing trust in the the web’s biggest sites, it’s worth revisiting the idea that the web was supposed to be… Source: The Missing Building Blocks of the Web – Anil Dash – Medium

Reclaiming My Bookmarks

Bookmarked Reclaiming My Bookmarks by Aaron Davis (Read Write Respond)

A reflection on using my own blog to reclaim my bookmarks and then syndicate them to other sites, such as Twitter and Diigo.
My one word this year is intent. For me this means many things, one of which is to consider my digital presence. In a post reflecting on Mark Zuckerberg’s attempts to fix …

Are Backbone Organizations Eroding the Norms that Make Networks Succeed?

Liked Are Backbone Organizations Eroding the Norms that Make Networks Succeed? by Danielle M. Varda (Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly)

to the extent that the backbone succeeds, it also can begin to erode community norms of collective accountability and engagement that gave rise to the network in the first place, undermining the very muscles and ligaments needed for coordinated action.