Colllaborative consumption (sharing ec)
Promoting Skillsharing | Learn Skills, share tools, save money and make great new friends The Gift Economy Everyone from politicians to journalists and economists like to conflate words relating with finance with words relating to economy. You thought the were the same thing, right? That's OK, so did I. But they're not the same thing.
50 Ways to Crowdsource Everything This is a blog post by Drea Knufken. Image: Wayne Large/Flickr Want something done quickly and well? Sic the swarm on it. Crowdsourcing, which involves a community of anonymous people completing a given task, has become an attractive labor model.
Sharing is the Answer
info graphic | New Sharing Economy
The New Sharing Economy Technology is connecting individuals to information, other people, and physical things in ever-more efficient and intelligent ways. It’s changing how we consume, socialize, mobilize— ultimately, how we live and function together as a society. In a global economy where the means of production are becoming increasingly decentralized, where access is more practical than ownership, what do the successful businesses of the future need to know? What’s changed about our psychology of sharing? Is money the only, or even the most valuable, currency anymore?
It's 8:30 a.m. in Silicon Valley, and Neal Gorenflo is already busy sharing.