Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Rachel Botsman on the Shared Economy

Call to action: Share.

Botsman presents a very good case for Collaborative Consumption.

Emergent Collaborative Systems
Redistribution: SwapTree
Collaborative lifestyles: couchsurfing
Product service systems: zipcar

"Access is better than ownership." -Kevin Kelly

Some equations from the talk:

trust = reputation = social currency
sharing = sustainability

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