The New App Economy

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As technology becomes ubiquitous and jobs continue to be in short supply, Brian Rooney reports on the "App Economy," a class of smartphone applications that help people find employment. Next, Leah Busque, founder and CEO of TaskRabbit, discusses the new online application that connects neighbors for service networking. Also, Madeleine Brand discusses Wall Street's record-breaking streak and how it may affect the state's economy with Chris Thornberg, founding partner of Beacon Economics, LLC and one of California's leading economists. Finally, Val Zavala and Madeleine Brand interview Ramiro Gomez Jr., a young Chicano artist whose art documents the hard work and dedication of L.A's domestic workers.