This is what SCORAI members think about the “Sharing Economy”

William Rees It has long puzzled me that discussions of the neoliberal economy often neglect two things: The first is that the neoliberal ‘lens’ magnifies a single growth-promoting value—efficiency–at the expense of all others.  The result is more efficient (and more destructive) growth (simply getting bigger, not necessarily better) at the expense of economic diversity, Read more about This is what SCORAI members think about the “Sharing Economy”[…]

What do SCORAI members think of Planned Obsolescence?

Harald Wieser I used the term design in a very broad sense, comprising both fashion and technology/engineering. In so far, I don’t think that the decisions made by designers and engineers are governed by different logics regarding product lifetimes (probably by different interests though, as many engineers regard designing for durability as a virtue). In Read more about What do SCORAI members think of Planned Obsolescence?[…]