Topics Under Tag: "Sharing economy"

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A Sharing Solution to California’s Housing Crisis

Amy Cortese | July 13, 2018

It was late August last year and Fidel Mora, a bilingual math teacher in San Mateo County, felt the familiar sense of anticipation as a new school year approached. But this year there was something else he was excitedly looking forward to: Mora and his wife Carol Yoo, an English teacher (pictured above), were preparing […]

The Worker-Owned Sharing Economy Aims to Disrupt the Disruptors

Amy Cortese | December 4, 2015

Tech-based startups are drawing on cloud computing, algorithms and mobile phones to create a new on-demand service economy, conjuring help with the press of a button.  There’s Uber for transportation, Handy for home cleaning, and Task Rabbit for everything from running errands to assembling furniture.  In the process, they are changing the nature of work […]