Who, what and how we trust has been profoundly changed by technology, but for our own good?
In this interview, Rachel reveals what she thinks is the enemy of trust, and why the answer to our current trust deficit in society is accountability. More
Why is the 'trust shift' one of the biggest social transformations in human history? More
Botsman notes that one of the biggest appeals of blockchain is its decentralised nature, which is “changing the way we can distribute value.”
Today we’re comfortable getting into strangers’ cars via Uber or Lyft, or staying in their homes with Airbnb while our enthusiasm for institutions, from banks to media outlets to governments has declined. Why is this happening?
We are at the beginning of the biggest trust revolution in history. Where we once placed our trust in institutions like banks, media and government, we’re now likely to place more trust in strangers via technology.
A new age of “distributed trust” finds us becoming suspicious of institutions and leaders while renting our homes to total strangers and using cryptocurrency.
In this interview, Rachel discusses why we’re in a new era of trust and dissects the concepts of trust, trustworthiness, her tool “the trust stack” which are parts of her new book “Who Can You Trust?”
The World spoke to Rachel Botsman about what China’s Social Credit System plan could look like in 2020.
“People are saying they don’t trust politicians, bankers or even journalists, but they will get in a car with a total stranger on Uber, or they’ll rent their home on Airbnb,” she told ABC News Breakfast.
As trust in institutions declines, we are placing more and more trust in sometimes unreliable algorithms, artificial intelligence and social networks.
China may be on the cusp of putting into operation mandatory institutionalised technology with godlike ambitions, as Rachel Botsman, a visiting academic to Oxford Saïd Business School, says in her book Who Can You Trust?
Author Rachel Botsman joins Amy in the studio to talk about her new book Who Can You Trust? How Technology Brought Us Together And Why It Could Drive Us Apart; Israeli filmmaker Yariv Mozer chats about his documentary Ben-Gurion, Epilogue, featuring a previously unseen interview with the State of Israel’s first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. It is now showing […]
In this interview, Rachel discusses why we’re in a new era of trust and dissects the concepts of trust, trustworthiness, trust signals which are parts of her new book “Who Can You Trust?” Listen to interview