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Dec 22, 2010
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Access trumps ownership in 2011

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– Lisa Gansky is the author of “The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing” and the Mesh Directory live. The opinions expressed are her own. –

Disturbed by the sight of dead Christmas trees lying on the curb after the holiday, Los Angeles-based landscaper Scott Martin had an idea. Why not rent people living Christmas trees?

Oct 19, 2010
via PopTech

Does our economy make us happy?

By Lisa Gansky

The opinions expressed are her own.

Does our economy make us happy?

The crash-and-burn of the financial system, a prolonged recession, and high unemployment obviously cause us enormous distress. We are forced to ask ourselves, “What can we afford now?”

The collapse has also made many of us rethink what we care about. We’re finally asking, “Are all these things we’ve been buying (and probably still making payments on) truly making us happy?”

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      "Lisa Gansky, author of "The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing" and the Mesh Directory live, is a founder and CEO of several Internet companies, including GNN (the first web portal sold to AOL) and the largest consumer photo sharing and print service Ofoto (sold to Eastman Kodak in 2001). Gansky currently serves as a director of Dos Margaritas, an environmental foundation with programs focused in Latin America."
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