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“Co-Living” Spaces are a Glimpse into Our Dystopic Futures

Look what the contractor economy hath wrought.

Photo by Flickr user Warren Noronha.

Much like I prefer not to shit where I sleep, I prefer not to work where I live. One can imagine, then, the horror with which I learned about co-living spaces, an ungodly mutation of the co-working trend. Co-living places are spaces where you can shit and sleep in the same spot, so to speak. Among the examples highlighted by Tech In Asia is Nomad House, which promises “you will never be alone again,” somewhat ominously, and describes itself thusly:

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Donate Like an Investor

So you gave on #GivingTuesday. Clam Lorenz wants you to do it all year round.

Clam Lorenz

“Most giving happens because someone asked you,” says Clam Lorenz, who serves as PayPal’s General Manager of Social Innovation. “You want to support your friend, or your kid’s soccer team needs money. And that’s great.” But Lorenz wants to build a giving economy that’s faster, bigger, and smarter than ever before.

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