Rachel Botsman: Who Can You Trust?

TUE, NOV 21, 2017 (00:00)

At a time when confidence in institutions and governments is at an all-time low, there has been a surge in the growth of shared economy companies like Airbnb, Uber and Zipcar. Rachel Botsman writes about and researches how technology is transforming trust and what this means for life, work and business. In her new book, “Who Can You Trust?”, Botsman investigates these new trends and notes a huge shift in trust away from institutions towards individuals, in areas as diverse as dating to banking, from politics to child rearing. Photo: sakyphoto (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

+ BIO: Rachel Botsman

Rachel Botsman is the author of the new book, _Who Can You Trust?_ which reveals why we are at the tipping point of one of the biggest social transformations in human history. Her first book, _What’s Mine is Yours,_ was named one of TIME’s “Ten Ideas That’ll Change the World”. She designed and teaches the world’s first MBA course on the collaborative economy at the University of Oxford. Rachel’s specialism is an intelligent long-view of how technology is transforming human relationships and what this means for life, work and how we do business.

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