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The Coworking Blog Deskmag’s Fifth Annual Global Coworking Survey is now online through Open Coworking and will be launched to the general public in January 2015. Because the input of the Coworking community is important, answerers of this early pre-launch Survey will be able to add their own questions for the Survey itself when it launches to the public in 2015. Help Coworking Worldwide in just a few minutes: Take the Survey!

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 […]

03 April 2007 ~ 0 Comments

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 Coworking.ie 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 […]

29 March 2007 ~ 0 Comments

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 […]

21 March 2007 ~ 1 Comment

The economics of independents

There’s an old adage that claims to make money, you’ve got to spend money. While this can prove true over time, it’s not something that most independents are at liberty to consider — living project to project and figuring out how to make ends meet in between. With the advent of affordable personal computing and […]

11 March 2007 ~ 2 Comments

Coworking: 2 Years and Going Strong

Brad Neuberg: Coding In Paradise: Coworking – Community for Developers Who Work From Home: “Join Spiral Muse and Brad Neuberg in creating a new kind of work environment for free spirits!” This was the initial blog post I wrote kicking off coworking, an initiative I started to provide new kinds of work spaces for those […]

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 […]

10 March 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Barcamp Austin 2 – Coworking Meeting on Saturday

for those of you who are at SXSW interactive and Barcamp Austin 2, TODAY (saturday) at 3.30, we’ll be meeting to talk about the coworking movement. please spread the word to your fellow attendants… Saturday, 10 March @ 3.30 pm Barcamp Austin 2 508 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX Technorati Tags: barcamp, barcamp austin, coworking, […]

08 March 2007 ~ 0 Comments

NYC cafeSlamming

while the name is more violent than the actual practice. on friday, nextNY’ers are gathering to host a coworking session hang out, and talk: THIS FRIDAY, lets “cafeSlam” at ini ani cafe on Stanton between Orchard and Ludlow. From 1 – 6pm, open house style. If anyone is interested? Sign up on the nextNY wiki. […]

06 March 2007 ~ Comments Off

Green Coworking at Citizen Space

We’ve always wanted Citizen Space to be a green space — not just the walls (which they are) — but that we’d have as small a ecological footprint as possible in how we run and manage the space. And no, it’s not easy given that we work in high tech and there’s lots of disposables […]

06 March 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Historical Collaboration

“The Junto was a club established in 1727 by Benjamin Franklin for mutual improvement.” Sound familiar? I’m really excited about the interest in coworking that I’ve been able to generate here in Philadelphia. I’ve got a couple of agencies that are interested in sharing space with indies, and some potential dedicated-space opportunities. At the rate […]