Learning in 3D Nugget #6

Twitter Quote:
“Do you work for eBay or does eBay work for you? The web is becoming an economic platform that allows individuals to operate independent of the enterprise.” p. 16

Book Paragraph:
Today, social production is being leveraged much less by the traditional enterprise than it is by the entrepreneurial start-up. These pioneering entrepreneurs are creating and leveraging social production–based platforms for their own benefit as well as for those who participate in their use. These platforms are built on economic models that incent participation without requiring employment. eBay works for eBayers, not the other way around. The deeper we go into the webvolution, the more we will witness the devel- opment of economic platforms that allow individuals to operate independently of enterprises to generate value propositions that result in income..

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