Sharing Sum Up — Week 33

Hi friends, hope you are having a great week. Have you heard the new term Dotcommunism?

We’ll begin this weeks newsletter with a Tinder-style app is a local swap shop for unwanted goods.

Our friend, Michel Bauwens from P2P Foundation recently shared this documentary on community energy in Holland entitled Power to the People.

The sharing economy has a few pointers for Greece.

Elon Musk responds to question on Uber tie-up with six-second silence.

This shared fridge helps residents tackle food waste and hunger.

Malcolm Gladwell identifies “the Airbnb problem“:

“The sharing economy, featuring companies like Airbnb, Uber/Lyft, even eBay, rely on trust. And they’re growing and expanding like wildfire. And yet, if you look at recent polls of trust and trustworthiness, people’s — and especially millennials — trust is at an all-time low. Out of ten American “institutions,” including church, Congress, the presidency, and others, millennials only trust two: the military and science.”

Four ways the sharing economy could develop:

  1. Consumption 2.0
  2. New ways of working
  3. A fair and sustainable future
  4. Fading away

Barcelona has declared war on Airbnb.

We’ll end with a sharing economy joke; AirWC:

That’s all from us at Sharing.Lab this week, have a great weekend.

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