Costa Rica News – Our way of life is changing, getting easier and less expensive thanks to modern technology.
The traditional patterns of goods and services as well as social models and consumption patterns are being challenged, bringing about a strong reaction from those offering traditional services.
Taxi drivers, hotels, maintenence men, and restaurants are threatened by Bon Appetour, Task Rabbit, Washio, Instacart, GrubHub, Postmates, Uber and Airbnb.
On the other hand, ordinary people can make a living using mobile Internet and these channels.
This type of economy is estimated to represent $235,000 million worldwide by 2025, compared to just $15,000 million in 2014.
At some point, there will need to be some kind of standards set up for this new way of living to protect things like minimum wage and insurance.