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How Airbnb designs for trust

Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another's homes. How did he overcome the stranger-danger bias? Through good design. Now, 123 million hosted nights (and counting) later, Gebbia sets out his dream for a culture of sharing in which design helps foster community and connection instead of isolation and separation.

Trust and Institutions

Something profound is changing our concept of trust, says Rachel Botsman. While we used to place our trust in institutions like governments and banks, today ...

Envisioning a New Earth: Sharing the World’s Resources

“Envisioning a new earth: Sharing the world’s resources” Rajesh Makwana (UK) – Director, Share The World's Resources