The case of the power drill was one of the archetypes of the Sharing Economy. Sarahs Kessler and Lacy shine a light on what’s happened to internet-enabled sharing of power drills. Continue reading
Some plans. Uber increases its take in five cities. New York inspectors hunt down illegal listings. Continue reading
“What’s Yours is Mine: Against the Sharing Economy” Continue reading
I meant to do something else this morning, but a rant seems called for. Continue reading
Over the last year quite a lot of people have asked for Airbnb data sets on a number of cities. I finally wrote up how the data is collected, and some assessment of what is reliable and what is not. You can find it here (HTML and PDF) and under the Airbnb Resources menu of the web site.
Some questions and comments on Airbnb’s latest silly “report” Continue reading
Airbnb turfs some of its top Los Angeles partners. What’s going on? Continue reading