Toronto's coworking spaces unite for one passport to all spaces
One of the pillars of coworking is collaboration, and the Coworking Toronto collective is tossing away notions of competition and instead, are working together. The first tool to facilitate this is the Coworking Toronto Passport Program which helps freelancers and digital nomads to try out many spaces.
1320 coworking spaces worldwide
The number of coworking spaces worldwide reached 1320 at the beginning of February 2012, 88% more than a year ago. This incredible growth rate has been mostly fuelled by coworking spaces opening in South and Central America, Australia, and Africa.
Tell your Jellyweek story
Two hundred and three venues in all corners of the world are gearing up for a range of events as today marks the first day of the first ever Worldwide Jellyweek. As a part of the community nature of the event, both Deskmag and Worldwide Jellyweek organisers Anni Woolf and Willi Schroll are calling out to all those involved to share their stories, serving as inspiration and a chance for collaboration.
Open offices: companies test out shared workspace
The growth of the “shared economy” has been changing the way individuals transact, through a boom in shared cars, holiday apartments, and – yes – workspaces. Now a pilot project in The Netherlands will test the ability of the corporate sector to engage in resource sharing. Fifty big Dutch companies will open their offices to each others’ employees.
The most popular Deskmag stories in 2011
What were the most important issues for the coworking movement in 2011? As the year draws to a close, Deskmag looks back at the most popular articles. 2011 was our first full year online, and we published exactly 120 articles. Many thanks to our guest writers, who contributed diversity to the conversation. Here’s a summary of the most popular stories from the past year.
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