Igniting support for your cause with viral philanthropy

The dynamic shift of power and availability of information is one of the greatest impacts the Internet and social media have had on society. In many cases this information has created unprecedented transparency into otherwise opaque situations and topics. An unexpected result of this transparency is something that is inherent in human nature – sympathy. When coupled with passion, sympathy

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What do HTML5 and Tupac Shakur have in common?

Tupac Shakur was believed to have been dead for over 15 years. Well, and he sort of still is. But in today’s tech-driven society reality can be re-programed, rendered, and projected onto a stage in front of tens of thousands of fans.

This past weekend, for just under five minutes Tupac came back to life. And thanks to footage uploaded to YouTube, millions have witnessed the comeback of the decade. The hype and viewer interest has already pushed the possibility of a “virtual Tupac tour in coming months.”

Against all odds, Tupac is officially back. But he’s not alone.

Against all odds on the tech-front another resurrection is brewing. Just like ‘Pac, it’s been believed for sometime now that the “web is dead”. Wired Magazine said it over a year ago. So too did Scientific America. And many others are saying it.

But, with the help of HTML5, the web is poised for a comeback.

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