Social Media Week kicks off on September 24, with over 600 events in 14 cities around the world—90% of which are free to attend. Here are ten events related to the sharing economy that may be of interest to Shareable readers. Read more »
The sharing economy offers a higher quality of life at dramatically lower economic and environmental cost. But in an economy where we share houses, cars, money, and work with strangers, how do we decide who to trust? Read more »
This week in sharing, we get a radical economic proposal from the IMF, a gallery of Kickstarter failures, a DIY space capsule taking flight, and Ashton Kutcher investing in the sharing economy.
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There are a huge number of neighborhood stuff sharing sites out there, but none of them has managed to gain significant traction. I believe the answer is to empower the offline networks we already have. We need to give people tools to share within these networks, and the community organizers the tools to facilitate this sharing. Read more »