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"Whether the content of the contracts of the future, or the way in which those contracts will be drafted and enforced, the world is changing. And the tools and practice of law will have to change with it.”
But what if there was a technology solution – a non-partisan platform providing you with a 360-degree view of every bill and resolution, organized by issue area to enable easy discovery, and aggregating personal letters from people just like you, as well
Today Fast Company launches the Most Creative People in Business 1000, a new resource that defines an influential, diverse group of modern Renaissance men and women across the economy and around the globe. This is more than just a list: It is a...
Examples of these new businesses that are growing due to the availability and use of data are Appallicious, PopVox and SeeClickFix. The big data era is just beginning and the more regulators at all levels of support it, the greater societal impact it w
The list is a preview of a comprehensive study GovLab plans to conduct on companies that are powered in part or in whole by open government data. The 500 companies on the list include some government data-focused startups, such as PopVox, which encourages
7 Female Entrepreneurs Who Beat The Odds and Change The World 2013 - Only five percent of tech start-ups are owned by women, according to Women Who Tech's clever infographics, and they face greater challenges in terms of diversity and funding...
At one time, entrepreneur Rachna Choudhry was so green to the entrepreneurial world that she read a how-to-start-your-own-business-book cover to cover in a Starbucks before ever thinking about POPVOX. Ironically, her first lesson — and perhaps t...
Harris also shared her philosophy on what will make Congress receive improved data, she provided the following equation: Open Data + Transparency + Civic Participation = Congress gets improved data. Popvox is an example of a tool that was built outside of
While PopVox still attracts a politically savvy or opinionated population, Harris tells Fast Company that its ultimate goal is to become a tool for something closer to direct democracy. Not only would the passionate or partisan have a voice, but voices of
As Congress considers language allowing a military strike against Syria, it faces a deep current of opposition from everyday Americans who are weighing in on how to proceed. POPVOX, a website that lets people weigh in on legislative proposals and...
As Congress faces record low approval ratings, one online platform is helping lawmakers hear from their constituents. PopVox is website that allows users to directly contact congressional offices and give them their input on a piece of...
2013 was the Year of Reinvention, with innovators gathering at several national conferences pushing the boundaries of the business of law, using software, algorithms, and new pricing models for lawyers as a way to better provide legal services to...
Lawmakers aren't corrupt, they just never hear from ordinary citizens. But new technology makes it possible to overcome the power of special interests.
When last we spoke, Marci Harris was building out PopVox, a non-partisan site that helps constituents express their opinions on bills before Congress. On a day like today, when many people feel that Congress has turned a deaf ear their way, we...
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Women are squarely in the picture where law and technology combine
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