Category Archives: Economics

Making More Money When Your Customers Have Less

With his social investor hat on, my friend Kevin Jones posts his astute investment thesis for today’s economic realities, in his Stanford Social Innovation Review blog post When More Mission Equals More Money:
So here are the two pillars of the model, as I see it emerging: You build your business based on sharing scarce resources [...]

Wikimania Day 2 – Yochai Benkler Plenary

Benkler summarized his book The Wealth of Networks for us, in 30 minutes. :-) (You can link from there to the book’s wiki, and PDF or HTML copies of the book to download.)

The punch line of course is that networked computers enable peer production; he goes further and says we’ll have greater individual human [...]