Last month I sat down with Dr. Arun Sundararajan, NYU Stern professor and author of The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism. Over the course of our spirited discussion, we touched on the emergence of hybrid institutions and the ongoing tug-of-war between community and brands.
Anticipating the impact of enhanced technology-enabled interdependence on the future life of our cities (Free Download)
Last year I wrote a piece that was included in 2050: Designing Our Tomorrow, an issue of Architectural Design edited by Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation at Arup. 2050: Designing Our Tomorrow, gathers together a group of thinkers who, through their writing, explore the ways in which architecture and design is currently engaging with the drivers [...]
The planets aligned and I had the opportunity to speak with a woman in high demand and nearly constant motion: Shivani Siroya, founder and CEO of InVenture.
This book is a think-through. It's a meditation on how our ‘operating system’ is in dire need of an update. A global update. It's a consideration of the massive change we are in the midst of and how this will impact every aspect of how we work, play and think. Something big has been emerging [...]
Henry Mason and I discuss trendwatching, crowd-sourced business models, and trends that subvert the narrative of consumerism.
The Evolution of a global Collaboration: Francesca Pick on the Collaborative Economy, Ouishare & Community
Francesca Pick and I discuss the challenges and future of the global force and community that is OuiShare & the possible death of the collaborative economy
Investor, speaker, and writer Paul Kedrosky shared his insights on what the future has in store for money, jobs, and value creation.
Author and Future Thinker Nilofer Merchant spoke recently with me from Paris, where she has taken herself out of circulation in order to sink deeply into the idea of onlyness.
This week on the podcast John Wilbanks discusses how we access health services and where sharing data fits with improving and extending our lives.
Musician and songwriter Imogen Heap shares her views of where music is heading — as a community and industry.