What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption

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HarperBusiness #ad - Amidst a thousand tirades against the excesses and waste of consumer society, What’s Mine Is Yours offers us something genuinely new and invigorating: a way out. Steven johnson, what’s mine is yours articulates for the first time the roots of "collaborative consumption, consumerism, " Rachel Botsman and Roo Roger's timely new coinage for the technology-based peer communities that are transforming the traditional landscape of business, author of The Invention of Air and The Ghost MapA groundbreaking and original book, and the way we live.

What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption #ad - . Readers captivated by chris anderson’s the long tail, van jones’ The Green Collar Economy or Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point will be wowed by this landmark contribution to the evolving ecology of commerce and sustainability.

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart

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PublicAffairs #ad - But this isn't the age of distrust--far from it. In this revolutionary book, world-renowned trust expert Rachel Botsman reveals that we are at the tipping point of one of the biggest social transformations in human history--with fundamental consequences for everyone. In the first book to explain this new world, Botsman provides a detailed map of this uncharted landscape--and explores what's next for humanity.

A new world order is emerging: we might have lost faith in institutions and leaders, exchange digital currencies, but millions of people rent their homes to total strangers, or find themselves trusting a bot. This is the age of "distributed trust, " a paradigm shift driven by innovative technologies that are rewriting the rules of an all-too-human relationship.

Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart #ad - If we are to benefit from this radical shift, we must understand the mechanics of how trust is built, managed, lost, and repaired in the digital age. If you can't trust those in charge, banks to media, who can you trust?From government to business, trust in institutions is at an all-time low.

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The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism MIT Press

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The MIT Press #ad - Will we live in a world of empowered entrepreneurs who enjoy professional flexibility and independence? Or will we become disenfranchised digital laborers scurrying between platforms in search of the next wedge of piecework? Sundararajan highlights the important policy choices and suggests possible new directions for self-regulatory organizations, labor law, and funding our social safety net.

What is new, in the "sharing economy, " is that you are not helping a friend for free; you are providing these services to a stranger for money. As peer-to-peer commercial exchange blurs the lines between the personal and the professional, government regulation, what it means to have a job, Etsy, Lyft, China's Didi Kuaidi, TaskRabbit, how will the economy, and our social fabric be affected?Drawing on extensive research and numerous real-world examples―including Airbnb, and India's Ola, France's BlaBlaCar, Uber, Sundararajan explains the basics of crowd-based capitalism.

The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism MIT Press #ad - Mit Pr. He describes the intriguing mix of "gift" and "market" in its transactions, demystifies emerging blockchain technologies, and clarifies the dizzying array of emerging on-demand platforms. The wide-ranging implications of the shift to a sharing economy, a new model of organizing economic activity that may supplant traditional corporations.

Sharing isn't new. Giving someone a ride, having a guest in your spare room, running errands for someone, participating in a supper club―these are not revolutionary concepts. He considers how this new paradigm changes economic growth and the future of work.

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Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy and How to Make Them Work for You

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Written by three of the most sought-after experts on platform businesses, Platform Revolution is the first authoritative, fact-based book on platform models. Airbnb. PayPal. A practical guide to the new economy that is transforming the way we live, work, and play. Uber. Addressing current business leaders, the authors reveal strategies behind some of today’s up-and-coming platforms, such as Tinder and SkillShare, and explain how traditional companies can adapt in a changing marketplace.

Today they are industry leaders. What’s the secret to their success?These cutting-edge businesses are built on platforms: two-sided markets that are revolutionizing the way we do business. Apple. Whether platforms are connecting sellers and buyers, or drivers with people who need a ride, hosts and visitors, Geoffrey G.

Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy and How to Make Them Work for You #ad - Mit Pr. An indispensable guide, platform Revolution charts out the brilliant future of platforms and reveals how they will irrevocably alter the lives and careers of millions. All of these companies disrupted their markets when they launched. Van alstyne, how, and sangeet paul choudary reveal the what, and why of this revolution and provide the first “owner’s manual” for creating a successful platform business.

Platform revolution teaches newcomers how to start and run a successful platform business, explaining ways to identify prime markets and monetize networks.

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Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy - and How to Make Them Work for You

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - An indispensable guide, platform Revolution charts out the brilliant future of platforms and reveals how they will irrevocably alter the lives and careers of millions. Van alstyne, how, and sangeet paul choudary reveal the what, and why of this revolution and provide the first “owner’s manual” for creating a successful platform business.

Platform revolution teaches newcomers how to start and run a successful platform business, explaining ways to identify prime markets and monetize networks. The authors also cover essential issues concerning security, while examining markets that may be ripe for a platform revolution, education, including healthcare, regulation, and consumer trust, and energy.

Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy - and How to Make Them Work for You #ad - As digital networks increase in ubiquity, businesses that do a better job of harnessing the power of the platform will win. PayPal. Amazon. Today they are industry leaders. Parker, Marshall W. Apple. All of these companies disrupted their markets when they launched. W w norton Company. Written by three of the most sought-after experts on platform businesses, Platform Revolution is the first authoritative, fact-based book on platform models.

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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - Little Brown and Company. In brad stone's riveting account of the most radical companies of the new Silicon Valley, we discover how it all happened and what it took to change the world. Mit Pr. Led by such visionaries as travis kalanick of Uber and Brian Chesky of Airbnb, they are rewriting the rules of business and often sidestepping serious ethical and legal obstacles in the process.

The upstarts is the definitive story of two new titans of business and a dawning age of tenacity, conflict and wealth. One of amazon's best books of 2017 a look deep inside the new silicon valley, the idea of getting into a stranger's car, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store Ten years ago, or a walking into a stranger's home, would have seemed bizarre and dangerous, but today it's as common as ordering a book online.

The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World #ad - W w norton Company. Uber and airbnb have ushered in a new era: redefining neighborhoods, challenging the way governments regulate business, and changing the way we travel. In the spirit of iconic silicon valley renegades like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, another generation of entrepreneurs is using technology to upend convention and disrupt entire industries.

These are the upstarts, idiosyncratic founders with limitless drive and an abundance of self-confidence.

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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing

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Portfolio #ad - Mesh companies use social media, and data crunched from every available source to provide people with goods and services at the exact moment they need them, wireless networks, without the burden and expense of owning them outright. W w norton Company. Traditional businesses follow a simple formula: create a product or service, sell it, collect money.

Mit Pr. Little Brown and Company. Pioneering entrepreneur Lisa Gansky calls it the Mesh and reveals why it will dominate the future of business. Gansky reveals how there is real money to be made and trusted brands and strong communities to be built in helping your customers buy less but use more. But in the last few years a fundamentally different model has taken root-one in which consumers have more choices, more information, more tools, and more peer-to-peer power.

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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart

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PublicAffairs #ad - This is the age of "distributed trust, " a paradigm shift driven by innovative technologies that are rewriting the rules of an all-too-human relationship. If we are to benefit from this radical shift, we must understand the mechanics of how trust is built, managed, lost, and repaired in the digital age.

But this isn't the age of distrust--far from it. In this revolutionary book, world-renowned trust expert Rachel Botsman reveals that we are at the tipping point of one of the biggest social transformations in human history--with fundamental consequences for everyone. W w norton Company. Little Brown and Company.

Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart #ad - If you can't trust those in charge, banks to media, who can you trust?From government to business, trust in institutions is at an all-time low. Mit Pr. In the first book to explain this new world, Botsman provides a detailed map of this uncharted landscape--and explores what's next for humanity. A new world order is emerging: we might have lost faith in institutions and leaders, exchange digital currencies, but millions of people rent their homes to total strangers, or find themselves trusting a bot.

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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

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North Point Press #ad - W w norton Company. Elaborating their principles from experience redesigning everything from carpeting to corporate campuses, William McDonough and Michael Braungart make an exciting and viable case for change. Little Brown and Company. Mit Pr. Why not challenge the notion that human industry must inevitably damage the natural world?In fact, yet we do not consider its abundance wasteful but safe, beautiful, and highly effective; hence, why not take nature itself as our model? A tree produces thousands of blossoms in order to create another tree, "waste equals food" is the first principle the book sets forth.

Products might be designed so that, after their useful life, they provide nourishment for something new-either as "biological nutrients" that safely re-enter the environment or as "technical nutrients" that circulate within closed-loop industrial cycles, without being "downcycled" into low-grade uses as most "recyclables" now are.

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things #ad - . But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to the Industrial Revolution and casts off as much as 90 percent of the materials it uses as waste, much of it toxic. A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism"Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage.

North Point Press.

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The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism The MIT Press

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The MIT Press #ad - W w norton Company. North Point Press. He describes the intriguing mix of "gift" and "market" in its transactions, demystifies emerging blockchain technologies, and clarifies the dizzying array of emerging on-demand platforms. Little Brown and Company. Mit. As peer-to-peer commercial exchange blurs the lines between the personal and the professional, lyft, TaskRabbit, Uber, Etsy, and India's Ola, how will the economy, and our social fabric be affected?Drawing on extensive research and numerous real-world examples -- including Airbnb, France's BlaBlaCar, government regulation, China's Didi Kuaidi, what it means to have a job, Sundararajan explains the basics of crowd-based capitalism.

He considers how this new paradigm changes economic growth and the future of work. In this book, an expert on the sharing economy, Arun Sundararajan, explains the transition to what he describes as "crowd-based capitalism" -- a new way of organizing economic activity that may supplant the traditional corporate-centered model.

The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism The MIT Press #ad - . Giving someone a ride, running errands for someone, having a guest in your spare room, participating in a supper club -- these are not revolutionary concepts. Winner of a 2017 axiom Best Business Books Award. Sharing isn't new. Will we live in a world of empowered entrepreneurs who enjoy professional flexibility and independence? Or will we become disenfranchised digital laborers scurrying between platforms in search of the next wedge of piecework? Sundararajan highlights the important policy choices and suggests possible new directions for self-regulatory organizations, labor law, and funding our social safety net.

What is new, in the "sharing economy, " is that you are not helping a friend for free; you are providing these services to a stranger for money.

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What's Yours Is Mine: Against the Sharing Economy

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OR Books #ad - But this new wave of technology companies is funded and steered by very old-school venture capitalists. The news is full of their names, supposedly the vanguard of a rethinking of capitalism. W w norton Company. Lyft, uber, and many more companies have a mandate of disruption and upending the “old order”―and they’ve succeeded in effecting the “biggest change in the American workforce in over a century, Airbnb, Taskrabbit, ” according to former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich.

North Point Press. Mit. Mit Pr. Little Brown and Company. Drawing on original empirical research, Slee shows that the friendly language of sharing, trust, and community masks a darker reality. And in what’s yours is mine, extends harsh free-market practices into previously protected areas of our lives, technologist Tom Slee argues the so-called sharing economy damages development, and presents the opportunity for a few people to make fortunes by damaging communities and pushing vulnerable individuals to take on unsustainable risk.

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