sharing-economy

The Economics of Pod Living, ‘A Social Network Come to Life’

PodShare isn’t a service; it’s a lifestyle. At least that’s the impression you get from perusing the site for the L.A.-based co-working/co-living startup, where people…

Uber Drivers Really Want You to Use the New Tip Feature

Today is the first full day that Uber’s new tipping feature will be enabled across the nation. After a trip is completed, passengers will be…

Why Uber is a Net Benefit to the Economy

Twitter satirist Rurik Bradbury — better known by his provocative alter ego, @ProfJeffJarviss — once joked that the sharing economy should really be called “poor persons as a service.”…

I Was an Uber Pirate

I stood in a deep hole running an electric hammer drill. A foghorn sounded from 250 feet above at ground level letting me and all…

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