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    • Who Can You Trust?

    • How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart
    • By: Rachel Botsman
    • Narrated by: Caroline Baum
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions is at an all-time low. But this isn't the age of distrust - far from it. Rachel Botsman reveals that we are at the tipping point of one of the biggest social transformations in human history. A new world order is emerging: We might have lost faith in institutions and leaders, but millions of people rent their homes to total strangers, exchange digital currencies, or find themselves trusting a bot. This is the age of "distributed trust", a paradigm shift driven by innovative technologies that are rewriting the rules....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very insightful

    • By David L. Jones on 12-17-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • What's Mine Is Yours

    • The Rise of Collaborative Consumption
    • By: Roo Rogers, Rachel Botsman
    • Narrated by: Kevin Foley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The recent changes in our economic landscape have only exposed and intensified a phenomenon: an explosion in sharing, bartering, lending, trading, renting, gifting, and swapping. From enormous marketplaces such as eBay and Craigslist to emerging sectors such as peer-to-peer lending (Zopa), "swap trading" (Swaptree), and car sharing (Zipcar), Collaborative Consumption is disrupting outdated modes of business and reinventing not only what we consume but how we consume.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Important Topic

    • By Roy on 11-06-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Who Can You Trust?

    • How Technology Brought Us Together - and Why It Could Drive Us Apart
    • By: Rachel Botsman
    • Narrated by: Caroline Baum
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust? From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions is at an all-time low, leading to a worldwide upsurge of anti-establishment movements. But this isn't the age of distrust - far from it. In this revolutionary book, world-renowned trust expert Rachel Botsman reveals that we are at the tipping point of one of the biggest social transformations in human history. Millions exchange cryptocurrency online, or get in the cars of unknown Uber drivers. This is the age of distributed trust.

    Regular price: $23.44

    • The Changing Rules of Trust in the Digital Age

    • By: Rachel Botsman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    During a recent stay at the Disney Swan hotel in Florida, I confess I did something in the bathroom I have done many times before. I used too many towels and carelessly left them on the floor.

    Regular price: $3.95