July 2008

Jenny Zhu
Jenny Zhu

Get your greek on at Divine9Online

Divine9Online is a network geared towards facilitating communication between the black Greek organizations of the Divine Nine.

The Divine Nine is made up of four sororities and five fraternities: Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.

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Will Jelliffe
Will Jelliffe

Life In the World of Aspergers

Asperger’s syndrome is a social disorder that is a milder subset of autism. This condition usually affects children causing social isolation and wild behavior. Parents, teachers, and therapists of children with Asperger’s have a significant added challenge to meet, dealing with the already difficult task of raising kids. For this reason Asperger’s World focuses these guardians on coming together to learn more about this syndrome and find ways to deal with it.

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Nick Barr
Nick Barr

Lighting a Candle 4 Tibet

Candle4Tibet is the force behind a massive peaceful protest effort to bring freedom to Tibet. The network calls on people around the world to light a candle on August 7, formally expressing support for the Tibetan people.

Although the international vigil is scheduled for August, several local gatherings are being scheduled on the Vigils section. Members from Australia, Stockholm, and everywhere in between are planning meet-ups here. Blog posts, as well as RSS feeds from The New York Times, give visitors the latest news on the Dalai Lama, the Beijing Olympics, and other relevant topics.

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Ram Reddy
Ram Reddy

Uptime & August Maintenance Windows

I’m Ram Reddy, the VP of Operations at Ning. As you know, we take the performance and availability of your networks very seriously. We are committed to providing you the absolute best, highly scalable platform for creating and growing Your Own Social Network for Anything.

In the past few months, we’ve done a ton to make sure that new releases and other operational tasks are done with little-to-no downtime and we’ve succeeded.

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Jenny Zhu
Jenny Zhu

Fightbreed: real fans and fighters only

Fighters and fans of street and MMA fighting will want to check out Fightbreed.

As a relatively new network, Fightbreed has got some awesome stuff started: a badass look, lots of advertisements and sponsors and plans for much more. If you have some suggestions, get your punches in on the Fightbreed feedback discussion thread.

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Will Jelliffe
Will Jelliffe

Houstons Art Epicenter at artshouston

Houston, Texas, a mecca for art. Its burgeoning art scene, rich with poetry, photography, painting, film art, etc has coalesced at the ArtsHouston network, a network designed for people visiting the ArtsHouston.com main Web site to connect about their inspiration and work.

This network is set up to encompass all art forms. Certain art forms lend themselves to media expression. The videos section has some great examples of art that moves as well as independent films that show art experimentation.

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