Great post from Patricia McDonald at BBH Labs on the impact of sharing. She expertly describes ways in which sharing is transforming business models summed up by a quote from Wired Magazine's Kevin Kelly.
“At every turn the power of sharing, co-operation, collaboration, open-ness, free pricing and transparency has proven to be more practical than we capitalists thought possible. Every time we try it, we find that the power of the new Socialism is bigger than we imagined”
Patricia also points out how the trend for sharing information is spreading into physical goods and services.
Read the whole thing here.