Virtual Nonprofits – Nuts and Bolts – storing company emails

In a previous blog I wrote about setting up a company CC gmail account, using filters to forward to multiple participants. Every board member adds it to the CC line on company emails, so every board member gets a copy of everything and we have a record of most company communications. We experienced overwhelming “TMI” […]

2016-05-25 APL Three new publications uploaded

CURRENT STATE OF TECHNOLOGY The wifi connection strength is so-so, and I’m happy that I uploaded most of the image files before going on holiday. Actually, last week was mostly getting my laptop to work with the programs that run on my home computer – and then having to install Java 8 – and then […]

2016-05-18 APL Three new publications uploaded

THREE NEW PUBLICATIONS   http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/D-YS044.htm   This is one of a set of pattern supplements of a French publication, La Mode Pratique. Actually, it hasn’t even been scanned yet, I edited the preliminary photographs, because I could not find the scans, nor the original paper. I’d add a photograph of my storage room, but then […]

2016-05-12 APL Three new publications uploaded

THREE NEW PUBLICATIONS      F-PT009 Beautiful-Antique Art Deco Part Worked Beaded Panel Bag A donation from our well-known ebay image donor Penelope Textiles, this is a beautiful bag, but, as they say, under construction. The bag is half done. Because of that, we get a peek at how the canvas was prepared by marking […]

The Virtual NonProfit – State filings

by Ada Radius May 6, 2016This is Part III of an open-ended series on running a virtual nonprofit, the Nuts and Bolts. New Media Arts is a very small U.S. nonprofit corporation, tax exempt under IRC 501(c)(3). We’re a library and arts organization that has no physical offices. Our services are available all over the […]

2016 APL 2016-05-04 Seven New Publications and More

2016 APL 2016-05-04 by S. Wijnsma Seven new publications (and some not entirely new, but not yet mentioned)PUBLICATIONS on our news page We’ve had the great good luck of getting permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, to chart and publish all their embroidery patterns. And also some of their embroideries, though […]

Avatar Repertory Theater – Preparing a Role for Poetry

by Ada Radius April 22, 2016 Avatar Repertory Theater actors are preparing to record a professional podcast of Robert Frost’s “North of Boston”, most of which are drama poems.  We performed a one hour version of it live, with virtual sets and avatars, at the lastVWBPE conference, and, now that we have some New England […]

Virtual Nonprofit – Nuts & Bolts – Preventing Fraud

by Ada RadiusApril 14, 2016This is part II of an open-ended series on running a virtual nonprofit. Nuts and bolts. It’s not the fun creative stuff, but if you don’t get it right your nonprofit can’t grow, or will die. All of the board members should have a working knowledge of nuts and bolts – […]

Virtual Nonprofits – Nuts and Bolts – Forwarding to Multiple Recipients in Gmail.

by Ada RadiusApril 7, 2016 This is an open-ended series to share things we’ve discovered about running a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that operates entirely online and in virtual worlds.One of New Media Arts’ challenges is online communications. We have six board members, who, in a nonprofit, are the bosses – legally and personally responsible for the […]

Avatar Repertory Theater – Past, Present, Future

by Ada Radius April 1, 2016 With the words that Shakespeare gave Miranda: “O brave new world that has such people in it!” When Iain McCracken (Sodovan Torok in Second Life) and I founded Avatar Repertory Theater in 2008, there were already several active live theater troupes in the grid. Talk of live theater in […]