Tag: Umair Haque

The Servitude Bubble – some good comments on the ‘sharing economy’ (Umair Haque)

 Read Umair’s piece here – some pretty hard-hitting observations here!  A chat app bought for one fifth of the US educational budget. An Uber for dog-walkers. An app to have your trash taken out for you. On-demand butlers. On-demand massages. On-demand pedicures. On-demand private jets. On demand gardeners, plumbers, and private chefs. A ...

Corporations That Don’t Practice Social Responsibility Can’t Hide Anymore | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

This is quickly becoming a fact of life in the networked economy. Corporations That Don’t Practice Social Responsibility Can’t Hide Anymore | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation Umair Haque sums it up well in his new book Betterness: Economics for Humans: “The bigger picture of twenty-first-century competition is richer, more nuanced ...

Meet me at Next Conference 2010, May 11-12 in Berlin: Game Changers

Next2010 looks like a very promising event; the main topic this year is 'Game Changers' – certainly a good fit for my own work;). I will most likely do a keynote speech on  "The next 3 years: major game changers for content, entertainment and media" – and if I can make ...

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