Sharing Economy

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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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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10 Jun 2015

Why It Makes No Sense to Own a Car in SF…Unless you Share it!

This post is sponsored by the fine people at Getaround. If you’re interested in sponsoring some content holler at alex@BrokeAssStuart.com If you live in any city now a days, it makes absolutely no sense to own a car… Unless you share it! It costs an average of $7800 a year

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20 Aug 2014

10 Unstoppable Steps to Crowd Funding Success!

How many of us have had brilliant “aha moments” or inhaled inspiration, yet nothing ever comes of it because of lack of cash? What if you were given an extra $1k, $5k, $10k (or more?). Guess what, my fellow procrasti-stoners, if socks made of coffee can raise $204,601, or a

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