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A collection of materials about sharing - in Web 2.0 in collaborative and anti-capitalist consumption, and in interpersonal relationships (the therapeutic narrative)
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Top five share economy startups

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Tech Team Podcast Episode 2: The Sharing Economy - NPR (blog)

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Tech Team Podcast Episode 2: The Sharing Economy
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Keeping with our just-started tradition, all the features that we do during our themed reporting week get a new home in a podcast on SoundCloud.
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The Sharing Economy Just Got Real

The Sharing Economy Just Got Real | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
The legal problems of the sharing economy just got real. The latest lawsuits against "ride-sharing" companies Lyft and Über could be game changers.
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Expert Interview: The Millennials in the Collaborative Economy | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

Expert Interview: The Millennials in the Collaborative Economy | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
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California PUC Proposes Legalizing Ride-Sharing From Startups Lyft, SideCar, Uber

California PUC Proposes Legalizing Ride-Sharing From Startups Lyft, SideCar, Uber | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
The California Public Utilities Commission has issued a proposed ruling on ride sharing companies, which would make them legal startups such as Lyft, SideCar and Uber.

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Our Time of Gifts: Week 1: the Big Lunch

Our Time of Gifts: Week 1: the Big Lunch | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
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A New Economic Model: Collaborative Consumption & the Sharing Economy

A New Economic Model: Collaborative Consumption & the Sharing Economy | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
We are seeing a new economic model emerge - the collaborative economy. This describes the shift in consumer values from ownership to sharing.

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It's Not Just Nice to Share, It's the Future

It's Not Just Nice to Share, It's the Future | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
With collaborative consumption — the growing new economy based on access instead of ownership —you don’t have to buy a bike, car, prom dress, DVD, or chainsaw. You rent it or swap for it.
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Taxi Startups Show The Right Way And Wrong Way To Hack Regulations

Taxi Startups Show The Right Way And Wrong Way To Hack Regulations | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Getting a ride with your smartphone meets bureaucratic speed bumps, stalling some startups while others keep driving forward.
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Shareable: Survey Finds that Disownership is the New Normal

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Fred Chomé's curator insight, May 12, 2013 5:18 PM

Disownership ---- From studies to realty : A big challenge ahead ! 

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Collaborative Consumption - Social Travel and the Rise of the Sharers

Collaborative Consumption - Social Travel and the Rise of the Sharers | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Collaborative Consumption is set to gather momentum thanks to the restrictive economic climate and growing ethical concerns about the way we consume which make traditional ownership both less achievable and less attractive.
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The secret to the sharing economy: 'You don't want the drill -- you want the hole'

The secret to the sharing economy: 'You don't want the drill -- you want the hole' | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Shareable founder Neal Gorenflo talks about crowdsourcing his life, his decision to give up his beloved surf wagon, and how sharing is reshaping the economy.
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Building a p2p marketplace: the struggles of Collaborative Consumption

Building a p2p marketplace: the struggles of Collaborative Consumption | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
P2p services have been pivoting or shutting down due to the challenges they face. Here's how we can build towards the next phase of the Sharing Economy.
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Sidecar and Lyft Will Introduce Mandatory Fares in California

Sidecar and Lyft Will Introduce Mandatory Fares in California | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Ridesharing startup Sidecar announced that California users will now be required to pay fares for rides they take using the service, moving away from a pre

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Airbnb: Our Rooms Should Be Taxed Like Hotels | Wired Business | Wired.com

Airbnb: Our Rooms Should Be Taxed Like Hotels | Wired Business | Wired.com | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Fresh off an apparent victory in which a New Yorker fined for renting a room out through Airbnb had his penalty overturned, the sharing economy's marquee company says its "hosts" should collect room taxes just like hotels.

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James Surowiecki: Consumers and the New Sharing Economy

James Surowiecki: Consumers and the New Sharing Economy | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Digital technology has made it much easier for buyers and sellers to find each other quickly. The effect has been to make “sharing” a much more plausible business model.
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The sharing economy: a whole new way of living

The sharing economy: a whole new way of living | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
The internet is challenging established business models. James Silver talks to Martin Varsavsky of Fon and profiles two other pioneers
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Shareable: What's Next for the Sharing Movement?

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Shareable: The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy: Could Airbnb Accelerate Gentrification?

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Alicia Silvestone Launches Vegan, Breast Milk Sharing Initiative - Huffington Post

Alicia Silvestone Launches Vegan, Breast Milk Sharing Initiative - Huffington Post | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Alicia Silvestone Launches Vegan, Breast Milk Sharing Initiative
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Actress Alicia Silverstone wants moms to have the opportunity to provide breast milk to their children -- even moms who cannot breastfeed.
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Yet another #sharing initiative.

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The sharing economy: How do you stop something you can’t keep up with?

The sharing economy: How do you stop something you can’t keep up with? | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
The good news is that, as long as the entrenched market incumbents continue to argue that they’re only acting to protect the interests of consumers, you can rest assured that the sharing economy is not going away anytime soon.

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Collaborative consumption is dead, long live the real sharing economy

Collaborative consumption is dead, long live the real sharing economy | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
A rule of thumb on Wall Street is when national magazines discover a trend, the trend has peaked, and there’s only one way to go: down. Unfortunately, that’s beginning to happen to “collaborative c...
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The Rise of the Social Travel Movement

The Rise of the Social Travel Movement | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Social travel relates to the huge amount of people worldwide exploring new ways of travelling and hosting, preferring to swap, share and couch-surf instead of renting and buying...
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Why Sharing Boosts Your Social Life as Much as Your Bank Balance

Why Sharing Boosts Your Social Life as Much as Your Bank Balance | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
The concept of sharing has been transformed - from a throwback to childhood and simpler times, to a truly modern lifestyle choice.
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From Airbnb to Zaarly: A Short History of Collaborative Consumption Startups | Techli

From Airbnb to Zaarly: A Short History of Collaborative Consumption Startups | Techli | Sharingproject | Scoop.it
Collaborative consumption is the act of sharing, bartering, swapping, or reusing good and services. Here's the history of how this movement was started.
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