Originally appeared in HuffPost Books. I've felt a little culpable that we entrepreneurs often invent businesses just to drive people to buy more things. And, depending on the flavor of "thing," it may well create more stress on the planet, and on ourselves. With all of our ability to connect to each other and the [...]
At TED@MotorCity, Lisa Gansky, author of "The Mesh," talks about a future of business that's about sharing all kinds of stuff, either via smart and tech-enabled rental or, more boldly, peer-to-peer. Examples across industries -- from music to cars -- show how close we are to this meshy future.