TheAgeOfAccess (ThoughtStorms)

Book by JeremyRifkin which I recommend. ReadIt ([Amazon) http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1585420824/thoughtstorms-20 Amazon])]

Let's start to summarize the ideas.

Products and Services

Rifkin says we're moving from a market characterized by selling ownership of products, to one characterized by renting access to services. (See also PropertyRights)

Examples ...

This shift has consequences.


JonUdell review : connects http://udell.roninhouse.com/bytecols/2001-08-08.html connects it with TheUserIsThePlatform / AboutReputation / SocialCapital / MarketsAreEmbedded / GeneticModification


OrangeCone on tool-lending and tool-sharing : with http://www.orangecone.com/archives/2008/03/sketching_smart_2.html with Spimes


On franchising : http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/051900in.html


Compare :

See also :


CategoryInformationalism, CategoryEconomics