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30 July 2007 ~ 6 Comments

Berkeley Coworking Open House & Office Warming

This Friday, August 3rd, we are having an office warming and open house at our new Berkeley Coworking site at 2930 Shattuck Suite 305 (cross-street Ashby and near Asby BART Google Map & Street View) in Berkeley, across the bridge from San Francisco. We will starting at 6pm until probably 10pm. Please RSVP at Upcoming. […]

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22 July 2007 ~ Comments Off on Coworking around the world, via Noel(noneck)

Coworking around the world, via Noel(noneck)

Back in May, Noel Hidalgo shot some footage of Jelly in NYC (recently featured in Wired along with our Philadelphia verison). [ ?posts_id=231491&dest=-1] Now while on his ’round the world journey which he’s blogging at , he’s continuing that tradition of interviewing people about their coworking and web working experiences. He just posted a […]

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27 June 2007 ~ Comments Off on Need Anchors for Coworking Space in Berkeley, CA

Need Anchors for Coworking Space in Berkeley, CA

(cross posted on the coworking list) I have found a prospective site in Berkeley, CA to convert into a small, Citizen Space-sized, coworking office, with room for about 7-8 anchors, and about 400 square ft of meeting/conference room/mashpit common space (good for sessions up to about 25 people). It is near the corner of Shattuck […]

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05 June 2007 ~ 4 Comments

Office Nomads @ BizJam

This Saturday I’m going to be at BizJam, in Seattle, all day helping setup, handing out business cards, and getting people excited about coworking. We’ll have a 1/8 page ad in the conference program sporting our new logo and asking for support. It should be a great day mingling with independent business folk and making […]

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04 May 2007 ~ 7 Comments

Philadelphia Jelly = Cream Cheese Sessions?

This is a repost from my personal blog, because I thought that the coworking community might be interested in this. I just left the inaugural session of Philadelphia Jelly coworking. As per a suggestion from Jacob Patton, with a twist from one of the participants, I am considering dubbing this Philadelphian version, Cream Cheese […]

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22 April 2007 ~ 1 Comment

CoworkingLA meetup April 24

There’s been some recent activity on the Coworking mailing list seeking support towards the establishment of a coworking space (or spaces) in LA. Heather has invited folks interested in the coworking concept to attend the 12th Geek Dinner coming up on April 24th at Shakey’s Pizza in Hollywood to discuss ways forward. Harold Johnson has […]

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04 April 2007 ~ 2 Comments

What’s in a name?

Patrick’s getting coworking going in Montreal and is stymied by that old branding foe: What to name the space? Alright so this past week has been very productive coworking space wise, a couple of meetings, new people showing interest in membership, full membership (often called anchors) and even investing so it’s looking very promising. While […]

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03 April 2007 ~ Comments Off on New coworking blog in Ireland

New coworking blog in Ireland

Looks like coworking is really taking off in Europe what with the many Open Coffee Clubs and now a new Coworking Ireland blog: The goal of is to promote coworking in ireland, to provide a community space for coworkers to team up and to serve as a guide to people who are looking to […]

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29 March 2007 ~ Comments Off on Brooklyn Coworking March Open House

Brooklyn Coworking March Open House

Tired of arguing with your cat about a bad client? Wondering what is the next wave of social networking technology? Looking for an invigorating environment to call an “office?” You are invited to Brooklyn Coworking’s monthly open house and happy hour! Break free from hourly coffee purchases and grab a slice of Williamsburg’s alternative working […]

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11 March 2007 ~ 3 Comments

The cult of the bedouin hacker

Dan Fost of the SF Chronicle has been following coworking for some time and today has a cover story on the neo-nomads stalking out free wifi and power in San Francisco. While the article gives a good overview of the culture of independents working out of cafes that lead to coworking, he conspicuously makes no […]

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