10 Very Cool Coworking Spaces From Around the World (pics) Coworking is an emerging trend for a new generation of workers looking to avoid the traditional 8-5 shift in a boring cubicle, or the dreaded commute. Coworking spaces have been developed by entrepreneurs, consultants, and freelance artists seeking an alternative to working in coffee shops and cafes, or the isolation of independent or home offices. Coworking spaces offer the appeal of a progressive workspace, blended with a casual cafe like feel, while still offering all of the important things you need to run your business.
Making my way to World Maker Faire 2012 Last year, I attended World Maker Faire in New York, coming back from a short trip to visit the SketchUp team in Boulder.After 2 days of great fun, I knew I was hooked. Over the week end, I had met new heroes and new friends, I had seen technology I only dreamt of until then, I had played with the best toys on earth, I had memories for ever. It was a great inspiration when formulating the concept idea for Le FabShop, the entrepreneur project I won with the Saint-Malo 2015 competition.Earlier this year, the prize money helped me fund my trip to the Hardware Innovation Workshop in Palo Alto, and to Maker Faire Bay Area, mother of all Maker Faires.
FAQs Table of Contents: The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects, and for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word processing, browsing the internet, and playing games. It also plays high-definition video. Open E Land Open E Land is part of a worldwide movement working to transition to a sustainable, just, resilient social-economic model. Our name reflects our beliefs: Knowledge should be shared openly and not encumbered by patents or trade secrets. Our economic, environmental, and energy problems are all linked and cannot be solved in isolation. We need to profoundly change our agricultural systems and our relationship with the land. Inspired by the free software, Open Source Ecology and maker movements we’re developing our site in Extremadura, western Spain, to be a space for learning about and developing open source projects; in the vein of energy and food production, water use, communications, structural building, or anything else which could prove of value to the world.
Musique + Vidéo The purpose of this Q&A is for Zune users to learn where to find information and support for their Zune products and services, and to learn how to take advantage of Xbox Music and Xbox Video. What’s changing with the Zune Marketplace? Zune Marketplace no longer supports rental and purchase of content, or browsing movies and TV shows. Will this impact my ability to use my Zune Music Pass?
Is Coworking Right for Your Business? Coworking is a social work environment designed to combat the loneliness and isolation of the home office One modern compromise between working completely virtually and committing to a lease is working at a coworking space. These office spaces provide a work environment and an alternative to coffee shops for independent workers. Maker culture The maker culture is a contemporary culture or subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture. Typical interests enjoyed by the maker culture include engineering-oriented pursuits such as electronics, robotics, 3-D printing, and the use of CNC tools, as well as more traditional activities such as metalworking, woodworking, and traditional arts and crafts. The subculture stresses new and unique applications of technologies, and encourages invention and prototyping. There is a strong focus on using and learning practical skills and applying them creatively.
What Honeybees Can Teach Us About Gang-Related Crime - Neighborhoods There is a mathematical model in the field of theoretical ecology that describes how honeybees and chimpanzees and lions divide up space. In the grand competition for limited resources – i.e., dinner – bee colonies and prides of lions will generally create non-overlapping territories. Boundaries form between one group and the next, as the least bit of competition arises between them, and invariably that boundary sits smack in the middle between the beehives (or lion dens) on either side of it. All of this sounds a little too simplistic to describe human behavior. As humans, we’d like to think that we rationalize our actions, that we fit them into more complex worldviews than a honeybee could ever contemplate (example: I believe in the importance of small businesses, therefore I shop at the local mom-and-pop corner store). But P.
Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design The Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) is a postgraduate school and consultancy based in Copenhagen, Denmark which focuses on the area of interaction design. It was launched in 2007 and in 2008, completed its Pilot Year programme in an attempt to establish a full-time Masters course in the field. The Pilot Year was awarded financial funding by The Enterprise and Construction Authority (EBST), the Danish Ministry of Culture, Novo Nordisk and the JL Foundation. Now in its sixth year, the new batch of students are participating in the Interaction Design Programme 2014. The institute is based in an independent building in the center of Copenhagen, and the school and its postgraduate Interaction Design Programme is in collaboration with Design School Kolding, one of two main design schools in Denmark. The course is headed by Simona Maschi, and its board and faculty include people such as Gillian Crampton-Smith and Bill Verplank.
Samsung Smart TV Evolution Kit: Update your TV Every Year Soon you will be able to update your Smart TV every year with the latest technology. Samsung's Evolution kit upgrades your Smart Evolution enabled TV without having to replace the whole set. With Increased processor speed, more functions and additional content, your TV will never be the same again. Evolution Kit sold separately.
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The Investors Who Want to Hear About your Open Hardware Startup Some are talking about a Hardware Renaissance, but not everyone agrees that it’s already here. Venture capitalists are still very shy with hardware companies: they know it requires money and a deep knowledge of the manufacturing and distribution process to make it work. Risks are still higher than with software. ”Investors have a deep-seated bias against hardware.”
United States Pirate Party The party's national organization has existed in multiple incarnations since its 2006 founding. Its most recent is the Pirate National Committee (PNC), formed in 2012 as a coalition of state parties. The PNC officially recognizes Pirate parties from 8 states, and tracks and assists the growth of more state parties throughout the United States. In 2012, a coalition of state Pirate parties formed the Pirate National Committee (PNC). By July of that year, the PNC drafted and adopted a new constitution, which outlined a broader ideology inspired by Rickard Falkvinge's Pirate Wheel. The Pirate Party defends their oft-criticized name in the preamble of the PNC's constitution: Labs PopTech Labs bring a carefully curated network of leaders, creative thinkers and innovators together to collaborate on issues of vital importance to business, society and the planet. Our goal is to map the drivers of change in a particular domain, to identify critical, early-stage opportunities for disruptive innovation, and to collaboratively design new incentives and unconventional actions to propel such innovation forward. Each Lab we undertake is a year-or-more-long effort, in which we bring this network together for evocative learning experiences and field visits and hands-on mapping, collaboration and incentive design sessions.