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Book
viii, 168 pages ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
391 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
1 online resource (256 pages).
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Cause
  • The sharing economy, market economies and gift economies
  • Laying the tracks : digital and socioeconomical foundations
  • Platforms : under the hood
  • Blockchain economies : the crowd as the market maker
  • Effect
  • The economic impacts of crowd-based capitalism
  • The shifting landscape of regulation and consumer protection
  • The future of work : challenges and controversies
  • The future of work : what needs to be done
  • Concluding thoughts
  • Notes
  • Index.
Sharing isn't new. Giving someone a ride, having a guest in your spare room, running errands for someone, participating in a supper club -- these are not revolutionary concepts. What is new, in the "sharing economy, " is that you are not helping a friend for free; you are providing these services to a stranger for money. In this book, Arun Sundararajan, an expert on the sharing economy, explains the transition to what he describes as "crowd-based capitalism" -- a new way of organizing economic activity that may supplant the traditional corporate-centered model. As peer-to-peer commercial exchange blurs the lines between the personal and the professional, how will the economy, government regulation, what it means to have a job, and our social fabric be affected?Drawing on extensive research and numerous real-world examples -- including Airbnb, Lyft, Uber, Etsy, TaskRabbit, France's BlaBlaCar, China's Didi Kuaidi, and India's Ola, Sundararajan explains the basics of crowd-based capitalism. He describes the intriguing mix of "gift" and "market" in its transactions, demystifies emerging blockchain technologies, and clarifies the dizzying array of emerging on-demand platforms. He considers how this new paradigm changes economic growth and the future of work. Will we live in a world of empowered entrepreneurs who enjoy professional flexibility and independence? Or will we become disenfranchised digital laborers scurrying between platforms in search of the next wedge of piecework? Sundararajan highlights the important policy choices and suggests possible new directions for self-regulatory organizations, labor law, and funding our social safety net.
Book
268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
Book
147 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Stalker y la planchadora: breves consideraciones sobre el arte y la experiencia estética de lo cotidiano
  • La incógnita final del objeto
  • La tela de Aracné --Cartografía del instante
  • Epílogo: el artífice habitual.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
xix, 341 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
  • Very early, very fast, very steep
  • Beginning in the Golden West : Tyrol, Vorarlberg, Switzerland
  • Haarlem and the rest of Europe
  • Heiller and America
  • Short midday, long sunset
  • All the registers of a soul
  • Compositions before ca. 1956
  • Compositions after ca. 1956
  • What he thought, how he played.
Anton Heiller is one of the twentieth century's most renowned and influential organists. Born in 1923, Heiller was trained in Vienna and rose to prominence quickly, giving his first solo recital at the age of twenty-two. Before concentrating on the organ exclusively, he was a successful conductor of the symphonic repertoire, and, from 1945 until his untimely death in 1979, he was professor of organ at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. His interpretations of Bach, which included registration and articulation, as well as a consideration of the theological underpinnings, would change the way Bach is played. Anton Heiller: Organist, Composer, Conductor provides an assessment of Heiller's works and teaching, while also examining his complex personality, one torn between strong religious devotion and the world of artistry. The narrative also offers a unique view of the organ world in the decades after World War II, featuring the important organs, builders, and organists across North America and Europe. Peter Planyavsky was Anton Heiller's successor as an organ professor in Vienna, and organist of St. Stephan's Cathedral in Vienna from 1969 through 2004. He is also a prolific composer, improviser, and conductor. Christa Rumsey, a former student of Heiller's, translated the book from the original German.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781580464970 20170321
Music Library
An interdisciplinary journal devoted to historical reflections on politics, culture, economy, and social life.
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource

14. Culture/clinic [2013 - ]

www.jstor.org For assistance ask at the Stanford Law Library reference desk.
Law Library (Crown)
www.jstor.org For assistance ask at the Stanford Law Library reference desk.
Law Library (Crown)

18. Signs and society [2013 - ]

Book
xv, 163 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.
The theme of this international symposium is the promotion of greater sharing of scientific data for the benefit of research and broader development, particularly in the developing world. This is an extraordinarily important topic. Indeed, I have devoted much of my own career to matters related to the concept of openness. I had the opportunity to promote and help build the open courseware program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This program has made the teaching materials for all 2,000 subjects taught at MIT available on the Web for anyone, anywhere, to use anytime at no cost. In countries where basic broadband was not available, we shipped it in on hard drives and compact disks. Its impact has been worldwide, but it has surely had the greatest impact on the developing world. I am also a trustee of a nonprofit organization named Ithaca that operates Journal Storage (JSTOR) and other entities that make scholarly information available at very low cost. The culture of science has been international and open for centuries. Indeed, the scientific enterprise can only work when all information is open and accessible, because science works through critical analysis and replication of results. In recent years, as some scientific data, and especially technological data, have increased in economic value frequently has caused us to be far less open with information than business and free enterprise require us to be. Indeed, the worldwide shift to what is known as open innovation is strengthening every day. Finally, since the end of World War II, the realities of modern military conflict and now terrorism have led governments to restrict information through classification. This is important, but I believe that we classify far too much information. The last thing we need today, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, is further arbitrary limitations on the free flow of scientific information, whether by policies established by governments and businesses, or by lack of information infrastructure. For all these reasons, the international sharing of scientific data is one of the topics of great interest here at the National Academies and has been the subject of many of our past reports. This is the primary reason why this symposium has been co-organized by the NRC's Policy and Global Affairs Division-the Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO) and the Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI). The Case for International Sharing of Scientific Data: A Focus on Developing Countries: Proceedings of a Symposium summarizes the symposium.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780309301572 20160611
Science Library (Li and Ma)

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