Dare You to Share
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Dare You to Share


When I came to Bucknell as a freshman, I had no car. As the constant struggle to get into fraternity parties on the weekends proved fruitless, my friends and I quickly grew bored. One day, as we walked past the LC, we saw the Zipcars parked outside. Having not heard of them before, we quickly … Continue reading

A Kindergarden Concept
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A Kindergarden Concept


Sharing is a fundamental concept. In fact it is a premise of our childhood. Could this concept really be taken to a new level and impact our economy? Arguably it is at the roots of economy itself. We have been providing goods that satisfy needs since the caveman era. “My rock for your club.” The … Continue reading

Sharing is Caring
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Sharing is Caring


I thoroughly enjoyed listening to the multiple dimensions of a sharing economy that the speakers in the KCRW podcast discuss. However, I think we have been participating in a sharing economy for a long time now. Even when I was little my parents always told me to share my toys with my siblings and classmates … Continue reading

Are Added Values for the Environment and Community Really Worth a Change in Consumption?
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Are Added Values for the Environment and Community Really Worth a Change in Consumption?


All of the speakers from “The Rise of the Sharing Economy” http://www.kcrw.com/news/programs/tp/tp130902the_rise_of_the_shar added great value to the program because of the speakers’ diversity in viewpoints and backgrounds. This also brought controversy and discussion, which allowed listeners to form personal opinions on matters because we were able to hear many different perspectives on the same topic. That … Continue reading

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More efficient by sharing


After listening the podcast, I think April’s points are more acceptable for me. She said that sharing economy and collaborative consumption were more efficient on resource consuming. I agree with her on this point, as I find that usually people consume more than demand, and the difference here will be the waste. It is true … Continue reading