How a Collaborative Economy Could Change Capitalism

Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging “Internet of Things” is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism. In The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism, Rifkin uncovers a paradox at the heart of capitalism that has propelled it to greatness but now may be the cause of its demise.