Tagged sharing economy

A Crash Course for Co-operators

Let me introduce cooperatives to you through this video of one of my favorite co-operatives, Modo. Existing for more than 20 years, it’s one of the first car-sharing co-operatives in Canada. This car-sharing cooperative seemed to have predated the so-called “sharing economy” (i.e. Uber, Grab, AirBnb, etc.) by a couple of decades. Did this surprise…

Who Is Travis Kalanick

They have slowly realised that P2P is a good way to distribute content, said Travis Kalanick, founder and chairman of P2P network Red Swoosh, and soon they are all going to want a slice of it They are just waiting to come up with “business models” that work for them, which includes digital rights management and copy-protection standards. (2005)