Back in the states, the popularity of online services such as Craig's List
or Mediachest--a service that allows members to exchange books and DVDs--suggests another upside to the system: As products diminish in value, interactions between people increase.
So when my trusty "88 Toyota Camry wagon was stolen a little more than a year ago, I scanned Craig's List
for a replacement, trying to find a Christ-like car.
Of the 80 things on Craig's list
so far, number 78, Have hair like Neil Diamond did in the mid-70's for just one day, has to be one of the quirkiest.
Now, eight years later, Craig's List
is a successful non-profit business employing Craig and 14 or so other people, with special websites for San Francisco and 16 or more other American cities - and a brand new one for London.
That's when I saw the ad on Craig's List
, the Web site the San Francisco Bay area loves even though it's just a computer grab bag of classified ads.
He also currently serves or has served on many not-for-profit boards, including those of the Craig's List
Foundation and the Noyce Foundation.
Capital Cities, a pop group from Los Angeles who first met on Craig's List
, will bring their unique sounds to the Renaissance Chicago Downtown on November 6th for a special performance while guests sip and sample some of the band's favorite spirits and fares.
Maple Way, resident put a living room set on Craig's List
and someone took it out of the yard without paying.
Not knowing many people in Chattanooga, Paul put an ad on Craig's List
, and that is how the band was formed.
Looking for accommodation in Arizona, they looked on a website called Craig's List
has a free section on its Eugene page (www.
It might not be highest on Craig's list
of priorities but it makes all the difference for old fogeys like Liz.