As a follow up to yesterdays post Who Will Tend My Garden, I ran across some videos related to a new book by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers which captures some of these trends in what they call Collaborative Consumption. airbnb and Getaround, which I've discussed before, are superb examples of this phenomenon of pooling resources from individuals to yield a service that is available on demand for everyone to consume.
While there is much innovation in the reinvention of collaborative consumption business models, it's less clear how urban space will be reinvented to except these new platforms. So much of what makes collaborative infrastructure work is location specificity. How will we reinvent our neighborhoods and public spaces to enable these shared resources and experiences?
Here's more video of Rachel discussing Collaborative Consumption: