Rachel Botsman

The currency of the new economy is trust

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Filmed Jan 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012
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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."

Rachel Botsman
/ Trust researcher

Rachel Botsman is a recognized expert on how collaboration and trust enabled by digital technologies will change the way we live, work, bank and consume.  Full bio.

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