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Started in 2005 by Brad Neuberg, coworking is a decentralized movement of people dedicated to the values of Community, Openness, Collaboration, Accessibility and Sustainability. Learn more about how to get involved.

NASA and Co-Working: Kickoff May 02 @ Citizenspace in San Francisco

by Andrew Hoppin ~ April 27, 2007 ~ 1 Comment

So, NASA is co-working. Come find out all about it in San Francisco on May 2nd. Details and RSVP here. How this happened: I’m a space geek (degrees as a planetary scientist) and also a grassroots communities geek (years working for CivicSpace Labs), and also I really care about our government being, well…. of, by […]

CoworkingLA meetup April 24

by Chris Messina ~ April 22, 2007 ~ 1 Comment

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 […]

How to get involved…

by Miss Rogue ~ April 21, 2007 ~ 6 Comments

Just as a refresher to those just joining us and since there were a couple of questions about this on the mailing list, here are a few ways you can get involved in the Coworking movement: Join the Google Group mailing list (and join in! ask questions!) Check out the wiki to see if someone […]

The results of the Coworking Survey

by Miss Rogue ~ April 21, 2007 ~ 28 Comments

So…wow…we collected over 120 responses (including the first 11 via email that aren’t in the spreadsheet) and I spoke with quite a few people who said they didn’t get the chance to go take the survey, so I think this is representative of the fact that there is quite a bit of interest worldwide in […]

Please fill out our coworking survey!

by Miss Rogue ~ April 8, 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Hey there! We put together a survey to see what we need to be doing/building/paving in the upcoming months to support everyone’s efforts. Please take the 10-15 minutes to fill it out: Thanks! You rock! :)

New playgrounds for new play

by Chris Messina ~ April 7, 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Gerrit Visser blogs about A paradigm for Coworking: There’s a chapter in the recently published Handbook of Experiential Learning about something called “Junkyard Sports.” The chapter, written by Bernie DeKoven, shows how creative play experiences like Junkyard Sports, can become powerful learning tools for the business world. Bernie’s Junkyard Sports were originally developed for schools […]

What's in a name?

by Chris Messina ~ April 4, 2007 ~ 2 Comments

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 […]

New coworking blog in Ireland

by Chris Messina ~ April 3, 2007 ~ 0 Comments

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 […]

Brooklyn Coworking March Open House

by noneck ~ March 29, 2007 ~ 0 Comments

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 […]

The economics of independents

by Chris Messina ~ March 21, 2007 ~ 1 Comment

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 […]