Explore the new economy with the Sustainable Economies Law Center! How are people putting the lively back in livelihood? Sharing, cooperation, DIY, and the... (Janelle Orsi, a collaborative consumption lawyer, explains legal challenges of new (collaborative) economy http://bit.ly/evyhGw)
a remix of arguments made by lots of great and interesting people, notably Aristotle, the Nobel Prize winner Elinor Ostrom, Lawrence Lessig, Sean Bonner, Fight Club, Bruce Sterling, and the authors of a book that helped bring these ideas together, Collaborative Consumption.
Say what you will about their incessant strikes, their unwavering arrogance or their myopic fear of modernity. But when it comes to green transportat (The #Sharing #revolution continues #Paris introduces car sharing for short trips! http://aol.it/hWh46N #collcons #shareable #tzm #tvp #rbe)
The phenomenon signals a shift in Americans' outlook on commerce. (Websites allow consumers to get what they want by swapping instead of shopping http://lat.ms/fbexCT #CollCons via @rachelbotsman @jimmygreer)
Rachel Botsman is the co-author of "What's Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption" (Harper Collins, September 2010). Here, with a dazzlingly graphic display, she presents a compelling case for 21st Century sharing. ------------------- TEDxSydney 2010 was organised by General Thinking and took place on Saturday 22 May 2010 at CarriageWorks. Almost 2000 people enjoyed the day, over 700 in the theatre and the rest via big screen simulcast in The Forum. It was a grand day. About TEDx, x = independently organised event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organised events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organised TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organised.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
"So I set out to give a roadmap of my perfect social network. It’s one that should make money, keep me interested and still manage to not annoy me. What would that take? Here’s what I’ve come up with". Brad McCarty, @BradTNW.
Welcome to a new kind of movement—one that reshapes how we think about ownership and cooperation. (Welcome to a new kind of movement—one that reshapes how we think about ownership & cooperation: http://bit.ly/eiYHY4 #neweconomy #sharing)
Selon une étude de Research Plus menée en janvier 2010 pour Whirlpool, 89% des françaises sont concernées par l’environnement. Une française sur deux fait attention à l’environnement « parce que la vie sur terre va devenir de moins en moins agréable si nous ne changeons pas nos habitudes »
Sharing, bartering, lending, trading, renting, gifting, and swapping are being reinvented through network technologies. (RT @rachelbotsman: Nice #CollCons post @OurWorld20 Collaboratively consuming everyday things http://bit.ly/gRGoBS)