So here is the comprehensive history of coworking archives that provides a closer examination about coworking – its history, the benefits, the downsides and most definitely where it will be going in the future. WebWorkerDaily provides a comprehensive coverage of coworking.
At its heart, the concept of coworking is very attractive to many web workers. You get to work in a creative environment with other professionals, freed from unhappy workplaces, with the option to be as flexible as you choose.
Aliza‘s introduction to the world of coworking.
A roundup of interesting developments in coworking, from large companies such asTimbuk2 giving up space for external coworkers, to the roving Jelly monthly “workathons” for coworkers without a permanent physical location to share.
A handy “recipe book” of wiki-based guides to managing, establishing, marketing and operating coworking communities and spaces, Joseph Holstein’s “Patterns for Coworking” is an invaluable distillation of the collective knowledge of the global coworking community.
An exploration of the downsides to telecommuting and coworking, focusing on the experiences of a coworking community founder.
An interesting discussion on the potential of providing childcare facilities to coworkers – with the coworkers themselves dedicating a portion of their time to caring for the children of other community members.
This post speculates on the potential to revitalize decaying and vacant urban centers with new creative areas, by replacing discount stores, vacant properties and unused public libraries with coworking facilities..
A look at the underlying value structure of coworking communities, how they’re evolving in different countries, and the issues existing coworking communities face as they outgrow the space available.
Full archive of coworking posts visit Gigaom and WebWorkerDaily