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19 Jun 2019

This San Francisco Man is Renting Out His Tent to Tourists

This guy is trying to make extra money by renting out the tent he lives in on SleepAround. And it seems to be working!

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
01 Nov 2017

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy

Fraud, Identity Theft & the Dark Side of the Sharing Economy or How I invited a thief into my home with an app Guest post by Jonathan Crawford We put a lot of trust into the services & apps we use. When you think about it, we let strangers into our homes

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25 May 2017

Airbnb Employees Speak Out About Company Bullying Tactics & ‘Toxic’ Work Environment

According to current and former employees, the corporate culture at Airbnb has become ‘toxic’ over the last year.  In 2015, Glassdoor ranked the company as the #1 place to work, in 2017 that ranking dropped to 35th, and many employees are speaking out.  A person who has worked in Airbnb’s Food Department

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15 Jun 2016

11 Reasons to Build Accessory Dwelling Units Before Another High Rise

Yes, the city needs more housing, and here are 11 reasons why Accessory Dwelling Units are a better alternative to high rises. The city’s housing crisis triggers endless arguments about what to do. Opinions run the gamut from the build-build-build school of thought to the protectors of the status quo, with

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07 Nov 2015

Facebook Robots Suggest The Rich Get The Guillotine

This morning while looking at Facebook on my phone, I landed on this article on Salon about how SF sold out to the monied classes in the last election. After reading the article and going back to my FB feed, a carrousel of suggested articles came up. They included the

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02 Nov 2015

Housing Activists Decorate Airbnb HQ With Protest Signs

Roughly 1PM today, Monday November 2nd, housing and homeless activist occupied Airbnb HQ in San Francisco.  Chanting things like “No more displacement in this city”and releasing messaged signs attached to balloons into the vaulted atrium.  Airbnb has been accused of worsening SF’s housing crisis and adding to it’s homeless population. Airbnb

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 2
26 Oct 2015

Dear Airbnb, We’re Dumping You. Love, San Francisco Tax Payers

Dear Air BnB: Last night, you had a little too much to drink and told me how you really felt…
A couple days ago, signs and large billboards appeared throughout our beautiful embattled city. A few sentences and a simple white text lying atop a very astringent red. I haven’t seen so few words speak with such volume in a long time.

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14 Jul 2015

The Sharing Economy is a Lie

Lets Just Call It What It Is I used to drink the altruistic Kool-Aid that the omnipotent “sharing” economy is taking over the world. The harsh reality is that there has been a lot less sharing going on than advertised. Since sharing is a social exchange that does not involve profit, by definition,

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