The Sharing Economy – What It Is, Examples, And How Big Data, Platforms And Algorithms Fuel It

Forbes – October 21, 2016

In the last century, owning things was the marker of the middle class. Those who had more money could own more things. But as manufacturing became less expensive, the barrier to owning a great deal of stuff was lowered. Today, many people living at or below the poverty level own plenty of things, but it isn’t a good indicator of their relative wealth.

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