Experiments And Innovations In Collaborative Consumption

Experiments And Innovations In Collaborative Consumption

We've been seeing a rise in applications and services that facilitate communities forming around sharing both resources and experiences.

Paloma M. Vazquez
  • 17 march 2011

The notion of collaboration has been on many minds and formed part of many conversations lately. Incredibly related is the notion of collaborative consumption, more formally defined by author Rachel Botsman as “the rapid explosion in traditional sharing, bartering, lending, trading, renting, gifting, and swapping reinvented through network technologies.” eBay and ZipCar are among the earliest and most ubiquitous examples.

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