“It’s just a matter of time before artificial intelligence and robotics put a lot of law firm associates and paralegals out of work, according to a report authored by Jomati Consultants LLP.”  That’s the opening line from this article: Associates threatened by artificial intelligence That is, in our opinion, overstating it.  But the theme is […]

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Wow! In 5 years, MassChallenge, based here in Boston, became the biggest startup accelerator in the world.  I’m impressed! MassChallenge delivers results — and jobs IN 2009, the Massachusetts economy was still sputtering, struggling to rebound after a global recession. But hardship often gives rise to invention, so it seemed like the perfect time for […]

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Brightleaf helps companies get the commercial terms, legal provisions, and explicit obligations out of legacy contracts.  We take that unstructured data and deliver it to clients in a structured database for queries and analysis. But what’s the best use of that insight?  According to MIT’s Michael Schrage, it’s not to make better decisions, but to […]

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We’re BIG fans of Dave Barry’s humor columns, and always look forward, with great anticipation, to his annual year-in-review essay.  And with all the crazy stuff this past year, he had plenty of material to work with.  Check out this excerpt:   Washington, D.C., a city that — despite having no industries and a workforce […]

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