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Re: [vox] [Semi-OT] Coworking
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Re: [vox] [Semi-OT] Coworking



On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 18:08 -0800, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> So I just discovered the concept of 'co-working'.  It's kind of like
> a co-op run office space for folks like me (people who telecommute and
> don't have a home office, or need to get out of the house to focus).

I telecommute from home, but I don't have a toddler. Like previous
members have posted, I would be uneasy having to trust co-workers
without any leadership. The next best choice would be to rent office
space from a single-office-space building. I visited a financial planner
in one, and there he had access to a shared receptionist.

> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coworking
> 
> http://coworking.pbwiki.com/
> 
> It was described to me as:
> 
>   "Basically, a number of people get together to share a productive yet
>   fun workspace. The "coworkers" need not actually work for the same
>   entities or on the same projects, though sharing an office can
>   obviously facilitate collaboration."
> 
> How much does office space in Davis cost? :)  Any folks out here interested
> in looking into doing something like this in Davis?  (The closest I've found
> at the aforementioned wiki is in Midtown Sac.)
> 
> -bill!
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