There’s an app for that
Un muy completo resumen de las nuevas formas de la economía de pares y las fricciones que está generando en el mercado laboral, para el marco regulatorio del estado y para los consumidores.
The on-demand economy is the result of pairing that workforce with the smartphone, which now provides far more computing power than the desktop computers which reshaped companies in the 1990s, and to far more people (see chart 4 on next page). According to Benedict Evans of Andreessen Horowitz, the new iPhones sold over the weekend of their release in September 2014 contained 25 times more computing power than the whole world had at its disposal in 1995. Connected to each other and to yet more data and processing power in the cloud, these devices are letting people design or find ad hoc answers to all sorts of business problems previously solved by the structure of the firm.
The future of work: There’s an app for that (The Economist)