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  • Joyent gets $15M in funding and tries to jump on the container bandwagon

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    Jonathan Vanian
    31 Oct 2014 | 5:00 am
    Joyent wants the world to know that it has been using containers within its own cloud infrastructure for roughly a decade and is hoping to attract new customers with the fact.
  • Re: Phone Calls / Noise Control

    Coworking
    31 Oct 2014 | 5:22 am
    Our members are welcome to take calls at their desks. But we've also built some phone booths. More recently, we've purchases some old timey phone booths of Craigslist and they've been easy to get and well liked. Eli Malinsky Centre for Social Innovation Toronto // New York City
  • Country Profile: Coworking in Kazakhstan

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    Jeannine
    15 Oct 2014 | 1:08 am
    Note:  This blogpost was written by Faraz Majidulla, of  Astana Multispace, as part of an informal series to introduce us to Coworking spaces and how they function all over the world.  So let’s start the series off with a little bling bling from Kazakhstan.   Thanks, Faraz!   ______________________________________________________________________________ Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in world based on land mass but only boasts a population of about 18 million people.  Astana is the newly formed capital city and it hosts some of the world’s best new age architecture,…
  • Coworking in Providence, Rhode Island

    Deskmag - The Coworking Magazine
    29 Oct 2014 | 11:24 am
    Those who are not familiar with United States geography might have never heard of Rhode Island. The smallest state in the country is often confused with Long Island, which is in New York, or tends to conjure up an image of some sleepy little New England town that you might have seen once on a postcard. Yet in reality, Rhode Island is one of the most culturally diverse states in the country. It’s capital city, Providence, is known for it’s mouth watering local cuisine, ranging from New England clam chowder, to authentic Italian, as well as numerous notable Universities and a thriving…
 
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  • Re: Phone Calls / Noise Control

    31 Oct 2014 | 5:22 am
    Our members are welcome to take calls at their desks. But we've also built some phone booths. More recently, we've purchases some old timey phone booths of Craigslist and they've been easy to get and well liked. Eli Malinsky Centre for Social Innovation Toronto // New York City
  • Re: [Coworking] Phone Calls / Noise Control

    30 Oct 2014 | 6:36 pm
    We built phone booths. They can be a bit pricy to do up right but they help. Just remember to ventilate them. :) _______________ Aaron Cruikshank Principal, CRUIKSHANK Phone: 778.908.4560 email: aa...@cruikshank.me web: http://cruikshank.me twitter: @cruikshank book a meeting: http://doodle.com/cruikshank linked
  • Phone Calls / Noise Control

    30 Oct 2014 | 5:06 pm
    Would love some advice.. we are struggling with providing space for members to take phone calls. We have various areas where members can take calls, but the common complaint is that they get calls randomly and then have to get up and move to take the call, which can be awkward at times. I remember s
  • Re: Coworking in a shopping mall?

    30 Oct 2014 | 10:37 am
    I...am....Bucketworks! I do not have a blog post lying around, but I would be happy to write one. Shoot me a direct email and we can arrange specifics and what not there. Thanks. On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 4:01:52 AM UTC-5, Jeannine wrote:Hi, TIm, Are you Bucketworks?  (Um, that came out soundi
  • Re: Coworking in a shopping mall?

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:00 am
    Thanks all. Comments on this have been extremely helpful! Will On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:01:52 AM UTC+1, Jeannine wrote:Hi, TIm, Are you Bucketworks?  (Um, that came out sounding a little more existential than I intended.  Wisconsin has that effect on me. :-)) I wonder if you have a blog po
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  • Country Profile: Coworking in Kazakhstan

    Jeannine
    15 Oct 2014 | 1:08 am
    Note:  This blogpost was written by Faraz Majidulla, of  Astana Multispace, as part of an informal series to introduce us to Coworking spaces and how they function all over the world.  So let’s start the series off with a little bling bling from Kazakhstan.   Thanks, Faraz!   ______________________________________________________________________________ Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in world based on land mass but only boasts a population of about 18 million people.  Astana is the newly formed capital city and it hosts some of the world’s best new age architecture,…
  • Is it a good idea to have multiple coworking spaces in one city?

    Community Contribution
    9 Oct 2014 | 12:30 am
    Post Author: jeannine. This blog post first appeared on Jonathan Markwell’s blog and is republished here with permission.  The subject of competing Coworking spaces within one city came up in the Coworking group, and during the discussion this gem came to light.  We are proud to republish it here as part of our effort to revitalize this blog and the Open Coworking community. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   I’ve had to ask myself this question many times since…
  • 5 Benefits of Coworking and Why You Should Join a Shared Workspace

    Community Contribution
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:54 am
    Post Author: Kat Haselkorn. Coworking is increasing in popularity to the point where, something that was once nearly unheard of, is now a common way to do business. From entrepreneurs to start-ups to small businesses, working in a shared workspace is often the economical thing to do. When we polled coworkers to see what they loved most about the environment, here’s what they had to say. Read on for 5 reasons current coworkers love their set-up and decide if coworking might be a good fit for you too!   Friends to eat lunch with. Many individuals who work out of coworking spaces…
  • 7 Steps To Selecting a Coworking Space

    Community Contribution
    26 Jan 2014 | 7:45 pm
    Post Author: Kat Haselkorn. When it comes to picking out the perfect coworking space for yourself or your business, there are a number of factors to consider. Here, we outline seven steps to help you find the ideal work environment today and as your business grows. Image via Uber Offices
  • How your Price Structure Affects Your Coworking Culture

    Community Contribution
    27 Jun 2013 | 7:59 am
    Post Author: Craig Baute. As space owners and coworking catalyst we work hard to create a culture and community that we view best fits the individuals in the neighborhood  and our current members. We take careful considerations of the design of the space, the amenities, and events that will be held there. But do we think about how the pricing structure affects the culture? Sure we think about price points and do a break-even analysis, but most spaces do not consider how it will affect the culture of the community. After rereading Freakonomics I wanted to put on my investigative economist…
 
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  • Coworking in Providence, Rhode Island

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:24 am
    Those who are not familiar with United States geography might have never heard of Rhode Island. The smallest state in the country is often confused with Long Island, which is in New York, or tends to conjure up an image of some sleepy little New England town that you might have seen once on a postcard. Yet in reality, Rhode Island is one of the most culturally diverse states in the country. It’s capital city, Providence, is known for it’s mouth watering local cuisine, ranging from New England clam chowder, to authentic Italian, as well as numerous notable Universities and a thriving…
  • The Coworking Community Expands with NewWorker Magazine

    17 Oct 2014 | 9:16 pm
    In May of 2014, Melissa Mesku launched NewWorker, an online publication for coworkers created by coworkers. So far it is a platform for members of the coworking community to voice their personal stories. It is Mesku’s mission to “inform, entertain, and inspire” with personalized stories about the coworking community around the world.
  • Coworking for Travel Bloggers

    17 Oct 2014 | 4:29 am
    There are countless blogs and websites out there on the internet, which are dedicated to every imaginable approach to travel, and the most successful ones get paid to do what most of us spend months saving up for. While browsing through some of our favorite travel sites, we got in touch with one blogger who combined his love of the open road with coworking. If you are one of the lucky ones and travel is not only your passion, but also your main source of income, it is important to find a way to combine adventure with productivity. There are no guarantees when you are on the road, so finding a…
  • Escape Winter to Destination Cowork on Beach

    14 Oct 2014 | 12:52 pm
    Many entrepreneurs are opting to build their companies in digital nomad hubs where living costs are low and startup ecosystems are thriving, such as Berlin, Chang Mai, and Ubud. And as the lines between lifestyle and work blur, entrepreneurs are seeking out alternative arrangements for how they create and ideate. Sunshine. Collaboration. Founders. Work. Adventure. Locationless. Sharing. These are the words that inspired Coworking Camp.
  • Coworking in Riga - Latvia

    12 Oct 2014 | 4:39 pm
    Latvia is a Northern European country that keeps welcoming you, no matter what you are after – culture, nature or business. It is also a place where coworking seems to be developing as a new work model for freelancers and startups, and the capital city Riga stands in the middle of it to ensure that everyone’s taste is satisfied. So, what is the profile of Riga? Let’s take a ride to find out the most interesting work spots in the city!
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