Definitions

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  • n. The use of a shared working environment for independent activities by different organisations.

Etymologies

co- +‎ working (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But Matt goes on to point out that he met a few more people interested in coworking at a recent OpenCoffee Belfast - David is working on a CoWorking business plan, Andy spends his days camping out in a coffee shop.

    Bytes 'n Pieces

  • So it’s clear that coworking is as much about collaboration as it is about shared space among independents.

    The evolution of Hotdesking, announcing Nomadesk

  • It may be the first “traditional” BarCamp in coworking, but it’s certainly not the first * Camp.

    BarCampPortland and Pibb | FactoryCity

  • So I went to work spreading the idea of coworking through Twitter and facebook, everywhere I went I would talk about it and listen to feedback.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • So the germ of the idea of coworking has been with me for quite some time, I just didn't know if it was feasible.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Also, it's called coworking, a way for people who usually do their jobs at home alone to work side by side with others.

    CNN Transcript Mar 31, 2008

  • I can live happily with the notion of coworking space, but it's of course also about adaptive contexts that allow for the emergence of structures and coordinated activities.

    frogpond

  • Just last week I started researching the idea of coworking and have had some great email exchange with Alex Hillman of Independent's Hall (indyhall. org) in Philadelphia.

    Coworking

  • Smile for the SmugMug, check out balloons delivering wireless, and get into the 'coworking' trend:

    Coffee Break: Feb. 20

  • In finding the trend and literally the word 'coworking' I found my concept of a 'digital salon' could be sustained.

    Archive 2009-05-01

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  • Orking a cow is worse than beating a dead gift horse in the mouth. I would never ork a cow.

    May 6, 2008

  • Most days I think of myself as a smart, destiny-shaping independent, but if I can't manage that I'll settle for being a cow. Or king.

    May 6, 2008

  • What a spiff idea: http://coworking.pbwiki.com/

    May 6, 2008

  • Yes, I am one of the creators of Wordie. And so are you, and so is everyone else who posts here. ;-) But the Grand Poobah webmaster guy around here is John.

    September 17, 2007

  • I'm not at all sure I want to know!

    P.S. Welcome, Brad. :-)

    September 17, 2007

  • But how do you ork a cow?

    September 17, 2007

  • @uselessness: Thanks for the kind word! Are you one of the creators of Wordie? Cool site.

    Best,
    Brad

    September 17, 2007

  • Wow Brad, nice to have you here! I do hope you'll stay awhile, it's a fun place to be. We've got a nice little community going here.

    September 15, 2007

  • I coined the term, since I created the first coworking space in its present model, and this is the correct usage, versus "co-working". :)

    Best,
    Brad Neuberg

    September 15, 2007

  • there are indeed a few citations there, but this is the "correct" spelling. if i do say so myself. :)

    September 13, 2007

  • see co-working for citations.

    September 12, 2007