February 2012

February 22, 2012 1

What's the Magic Behind Transit-Friendly Portland?

Today marks the official launch of Getaround in Portland, and it’s hard not to wonder: what makes The City of Roses—or the entire state of Oregon for that matter—an ideal place for peer-to-peer car sharing? To help us answer this burning question, we turned to Michael Andesen, founder and editor of Portland Afoot, an independent […]

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February 3, 2012 1

7 Ways You're Already Doing Collaborative Consumption (and How it's Changing)

Think collaborative consumption is newfangled? Think again! We’ve been sharing stuff for a really, really long time. The difference now is how we’re leveraging stuff like technology and disruptive business models to quickly and massively scale collaborative consumption. Check out these examples—many of the “before” examples here are borderline nostalgia: Borrowing books Before: Libraries Libraries are […]

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