‘access is better than ownership’ 7 Ways to Have More by Owning Less

 

 

“Stuff. We all accumulate it and eventually form all kinds of emotional attachments to it. (Arguably, because the marketing machine of the 20th century has conditioned us to do so.) But digital platforms and cloud-based tools are making it increasingly easy to have all the things we want without actually owning them. Because, as Wired founder and notable futurist Kevin Kelly once put it, “access is better than ownership.” Here are seven services that help shrink your carbon footprint, lighten your economic load and generally liberate you from the shackles of stuff through the power of sharing.”

 

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2010/08/30/7-ways-to-have-more-by-owning-less/

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