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▰ Sharing Economy — Rachel Botsman BBC discussion: The ‘sharing economy’ or collaborative consumption ... sharing your things with strangers who you have connected with online. Rachel coined the phrase ‘Collaborative Consumption’ and is the author of the influential book What’s Mine is Yours. In part two of Sharing Economy, Peter Day talks with Rachel about this movement - how it puts 20th Century consumerism in a whole different light. [29 minutes] May 2014

Winner - Best Idea Sharing: In this thought-provoking Haiku Deck, Haiku Deck Guru @Mark Traphagen builds on ideas from Rachel Botsman, with a case study from AirBnB, to support the message that “in the new connected economy, trust & reputation will be more important than industrial capital.” #hdbestof2013

Trust Is The New Currency by Mark Traphagen illustrates ways in which the new economy is more about trust and reputation than industrial capital.

Something has to change in this country when it comes to consumer goods and the way we use and dispose of them. This book proposes some provocative ideas!