collaborative economy

Also known as shareconomy, collaborative consumption, sharing economy, or peer economy, a common academic definition of the term refers to a hybrid market model (in between renting and gift giving) of peer-to-peer exchange. Such transactions are often facilitated via community-based online services.

 

Article
Hidde Kamst examines a more cooperative city with a participatory model and some trade-offs that are involved in participation. 

 

Event
The Fab City Summit returns to Amsterdam in 2019. Programme developer Karen van der Moolen of Waag participates.

 

Event
Sito Veracruz will inform us about the last updates of Fairbnb.coop and will introduce their crowdfunding campaign.

 

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Marleen Stikker of Waag is present at the book presentation 'The Platform Society' on 3 December atPakhuis de Zwijger.

 

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Socrates Schouten will participate in the Tegenlicht Meetup 'Ons basisinkomen' at Pakhuis de Zwijger on Wednesday 28 November. This event is Dutch spoken.

 

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In this trash hacking workshop on 29 November we will try to recycle an impossible type of waste: cigarettes butts.

 

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What if we could share data on our terms to prevent the waste of food, energy or other valuable resources?

 

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The British economist Kate Raworth visited the Waag to discuss the application of Doughnut Economics with city makers and councilmen from Amsterdam.

 

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During these open sessions we explore what 'Doughnut Economics' by Kate Raworth can mean for innovation and technology.

 

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During these open sessions we explore what 'Doughnut Economics' by Kate Raworth can mean for innovation and technology.

 

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During these open sessions we explore what 'Doughnut Economics' by Kate Raworth can mean for innovation and technology.

 

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Waag is organising five design workshops investigating the relationship between 'Doughnut Economics' by Kate Raworth and technological innovations within our 'fair, open, inclusive' values.

 

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Tackling timeless needs that matter, with writer and thinker John Thackara: an evening for social change makers, inventive life hackers and enthusiastic self-organized communities. What is an economy actually for? In place of an obsession with stuff, money, and endless growth, John Thackara’s newest book “How to thrive in the next economy?” describes social practices that do more with less, and cherish all-of-life, not just human life.

 

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Peer Value: Advancing the Commons Collaborative Economy is a conference integrating conversations and plans of action for shaping and connecting the Commons on a global level. Frank Fresin (Research director) of Waag will be moderator of the conference.

 

Article
More and more opinion leaders are mistaking a few big corporate platforms for the collaborative economy. We need a pro-active policy framework that bends the collaborative economy towards the public good.

 

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This opinion article witten by Marleen Stikker has not yet been translated. For the moment, please turn to the Dutch version. We may provide a full translation later.

 

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On Monday 20th of March 2017, a final FairBnB monthly meetup will be held.

 

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Airbnb's license to operate in Amsterdam depends on whether it helps or harms the city. Airbnb can help Amsterdam collect its fair share of taxes and guests fit into the community, but it can also resist and damage Amsterdam's quality of life. Let's hope that Airbnb invests in Amsterdam for the long run.

 

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In this FairBnB Meetup: presentation of the prototype made by UvA students, a review of the FairBnB manifesto and work on the Platform Design Toolkit.

 

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We focused our last meetup on the ecosystem of the Fairbnb platform. In this session, we will use again the Platform Design Toolkit to explore the motivations of the different stakeholders and how can we achieve them through partnerships with public and private actors.

 

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FairBnB session #4. In this session we will speak about these partnerships and how we will work with them. In addition, we will also brainstorm about the ownership and voting models for the local cooperatives and their integration into a joined platform.

 

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This evening, students and researchers from the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam will present the outcome of their research of 12 projects in Amsterdam. Dutch spoken.

 

Project

21-10-2016

Fairbnb

Fairbnb is a movement that seeks to encourage vacation rentals that comply with the principles of a fair, non-extractive and collaborative economy.

 

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It’s design time! This 3rd meetup of FairBnB will have a practical approach, with two parallel workshops on cooperative governance and design of the accommodation sharing platform. FairBnB is a movement that seeks to encourage vacation rentals that comply with the principles of a fair, non-extractive and collaborative economy.

 

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FairBnB is a movement that seeks to encourage vacation rentals that comply with the principles of a fair, non-extractive and collaborative economy.

 

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FairBnB is a movement that seeks to encourage vacation rentals that comply with the principles of a fair, non-extractive and collaborative economy. Come and help us to create the first local FairBnB platform.

 

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How to create an online accommodation sharing community, of which the members trust each other, without massively exposing their private data?

 

Article
During the Museum night 2013 in Amsterdam different economic rules applied at the Waag. Together with Timebank we opened a market to trade your time.

 

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For far too long we have violently pursued things we don’t need. Too long we have equated a busy life with a meaningful one, a career with righteous self-esteem. Too long we have put ourselves in the centre of our lives, the only thing that really matters to us – but does it?

 

Project
Timebank.cc opened a temporary consultancy desk at Fablab Amsterdam in 2013.

 

Event
Lucas Evers of Waag will speak at a meeting of 'Amsterdam Transition Town' on 3 December at Pakhuis de Zwijger about the Bijlmer Euro. Amsterdam Transition Town is een serie verdiepende bijeenkomsten die voortkomt uit de succesvolle Joint Venture avond "Burgers maken de stad!" In deze derde aflevering wordt gefocust op de mogelijkheden van community currency systems als middel in maatschappelijke of economische opgaven.