Collaborative Consumption Is Changing the World | Clarity.fm Blog
Ottway Ducard stashed this in America
It's all about knowledge and mentorship.
Knowledge -- often gained through mentorship and teaching -- is power; those who have the knowledge will benefit the most from collaborative consumption.
Meanwhile the rest of the world sighs and says, "silly Americans, we've been doing this for the last donkey years. Now you are finally learning it is better to share than to own"
Rich people have been buying fractional ownership of jets for a while.
Vacation Timeshares seem like a scam, though.
I think Silicon Valley hipsters just want to justify their high valuations by professing to want to change the world.
AirBNB, in fact, IS about money. Couchsurfing, was not.