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Re: [vox] [Semi-OT] Coworking



Office mates wanted. Must like genetically modified organisms and be  
current on all WHO vaccine recommendations.


On Jan 26, 2009, at 7:05 PM, Bob Scofield <scofield@omsoft.com> wrote:

> On Monday 26 January 2009, 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).
>>
>> 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.)
>
> That's interesting.  You could also share business expenses I  
> suppose; FAX
> machines, etc.  In a way I think that working with office mates who  
> are *not*
> in the same profession might be stimulating.  I'd probably get  
> distracted;
> leave my work and bother others by asking what they were doing.  So  
> you
> wouldn't want me there.  Midtown by itself would be distracting.
>
> Bob
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