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Rachel Botsman:
The currency of the new economy is trust

TEDGlobal 2012 · 19:46 · Filmed Jun 2012
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Rachel Botsman: The currency of the new economy is trust
19:46 · Filmed June 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012 · Subtitles available in 20 languages

There's been an explosion of collaborative consumption — web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls "reputation capital."

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Rachel Botsman writes and speaks on the power of collaboration and sharing through network technologies, and on how it will transform business, consumerism and the way we live. Full bio
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