How Cooperative Ideals Can Transform Online Platforms

An Interview with Nathan Schneider

Nathan Schneider, scholar-in-residence of media studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, views the origins of the digital platform as a direct response to the global financial crisis of 2008. This period of instability “required people to reconfigure their economic lives,” Schneider says, “and they turned towards the platform economy out of need and hope.”

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Publication Date: 
Friday, November 10, 2017