The Age of Coworking: Collaborative Consumption for the Creative Community. Report Maria Popova Many coworking spaces are housed in meticulously designed lofts.
Photo from Green Spaces, NYC. The shift from an ownership economy to an economy of sharing has been one of the most important movements of the past few years – a concept most eloquently captured in Rachel Botsman's notion of collaborative consumption. From car- and bike-sharing to bookcycling reading clubs, the decentralization of resources is enabling us to have more by owning less — because, as Kevin Kelly puts it, "access trumps possession. " A rapidly proliferating number of coworking spaces worldwide is attracting creative entrepreneurs and freelancers across the entire spectrum of vocations, from startup founders to professional proofreaders.
In New York City alone, dozens such coworking spaces exist. Coworking spaces fused with incubators are even popping up under the wings of existing funds. Mine, too. Not sure how to find one? Coworking global survey: 42% of all coworkers report earning a higher income since joining a coworking space. A few days ago, Deskmag, the coworking magazine, launched a worldwide survey, in order to investigate the motivations of the users of coworking spaces.
Coworking Europe 2010 is proud to be a partner of this great initiative. The survey collected answers from 661 coworking space users around the world, originating from 24 different countries. The evaluation of the data requires a little time, but a few preliminary results are already available, says Deskmag. Here they are : Firstly, it seems a large majority of coworkers are very satisfied with their coworking space. You may find more results of the survey here One month ago, Entreprise Globale and Tech4i2, released the results coming from a survey on Coworking spaces in Europe. Then, 87% of the surveyed European coworking space answered that new projects were born from a collaboration between people who first met in the coworking space. We think it’s a fantastic news.
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We’ve posted several roundups of tips and tricks for Dropbox and now we present our ultimate toolkit and guide. We’ve pulled all our tips and tricks together and added quite a few more. Additionally, share your Dropbox tips and tricks and we’ll update the list to share the fun with everyone. Dropbox? Not familiar with Dropbox? Is Dropbox a web app? Dropbox is software that syncs your files online and across your computers. Dropbox Tour The secondary component of Dropbox is the web app. So what else can you do with Dropbox? Tips & Tricks Dropbox seems to have an ever growing list of fun things you can do with the app, so instead of scrolling through one massive list to find something that interests you, use the list below to skip straight to the section you’d like to read.
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