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  • The offices, set up in a variety of ways but emphasizing open space and the ability to rent a single desk, are also known as co-working spaces.

    Week in Words

  • It's been a growing trend for some time, this practice called "co-working" - where contractors, consultants, bloggers and others of the self-employed tribe rent desk space, private workstations or small offices in a common space complete with Wi-Fi, copiers, coffee and the other accouterments of office life.

    The Seattle Times

  • Shared work space gaining popularity It's a growing trend, this practice called "co-working" - where contractors, consultants, bloggers and others of the self-employed tribe rent desk space, private workstations or small offices in a common space complete with Wi-Fi, copiers, coffee and the other accouterments of office life.

    The Seattle Times

  • Some might have childcare facilities attached in "co-working" zones.

    Sleep in or work from home: minister's plans to ease rush hour

  • There are also ad-hoc co-working events, called "Jellies," where people throw open their homes or offices for co-working, or arrange to meet at coffee shops for a specific period of time.

    Week in Words

  • Stanford has long taught entrepreneurship in various classes and programs and has famously birthed start-ups such as Google Inc. But StartX, which began last year, is the first time there has been a physical co-working space and a formal hands-on program with resources ranging from free legal advice to computer-server infrastructure for students, say Stanford faculty.

    Stanford 'Accelerator' Nurtures Start-Ups

  • The organization sells 100% Colorado-designed goods, and helps foster the local creative community by offering co-working space, networking opportunities and grants.

    YesPleaseMore: Incubating Denver's Burgeoning Creative Community

  • EirePreneur: Dublin Hub co-working space finds a home

    Dublin Hub co-working space finds a home

  • Now he's laid out his vision for how a new kind of incubator/co-working center/tech hub might work in Limerick.

    January 2009

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    Dublin Hub co-working space finds a home

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  • But if you say coworking, how do you know if it is co-working or cow-orking?

    September 18, 2007

  • Hi folks; I started the coworking stuff, and it has since been adopted around the world in a grassroots way. The word is "coworking" without a dash; vernacular words like coworking tend to drop dashes since dashes are akward to constantly use in common words.

    Best,
    Brad Neuberg

    September 15, 2007

  • Hmm...

    I'm familiar with coworker (or co-worker--&, at one yahoogroup I used to read, cow-orker, which started as a humble typo, but so amused the regular readership it became a running joke, adopted by all.)--but I never before saw the "cowork" root used either by itself, or with any other ending but "__er" or "__ers."

    September 12, 2007

  • "Suite133 will be Washington's first manifestation of a new office model known as co-working - a sort of tightly knit but loosely affiliated office environment that will have a rotating cast of entrepreneurs and designers who will share space, but will not be part of a traditional business structure." From Tacoma blogger to debut creative suites, http://businessexaminer.datajoe.com/app/ecom/pub_article_details.php?id=88238#headline2

    September 12, 2007

  • "If you look back just one year, you’ll see over 110 local efforts to get coworking spaces set up around the world. This isn’t an accident and this isn’t just the work of Silicon Valley types. This is the work of turned on, smart and destiny-shaping independents." - Chris Messina, http://factoryjoe.com/blog/2007/09/07/on-exporting-the-culture-of-silicon-valley/

    September 12, 2007