This report explores mutual and co-operative housing in the UK. Bringing together data sources about Housing Co-operatives and Mutuals, Tenant Management Organisations (TMOs), and Community Gateways and Community Mutuals, under the banner of resident-controlled housing for the first time, the report.
Deskmag’s Global Coworking Survey is now online. For the fourth year running, we examine the conditions of coworking spaces, its users, operators and potential members. The survey can be taken by coworkers, non-coworkers, and space operators alike. Last year, Deskmag collected data from over 2,000 respondents, making it the world’s largest survey dedicated to coworking.
BERTRAND RUSSELL, the English philosopher, was not a fan of work. In his 1932 essay, “In Praise of Idleness”, he reckoned that if society were better managed the average person would only need to work four hours a day. Such a small working day would “entitle a man to the necessities and elementary comforts of life.” The rest of the day could be devoted to the pursuit of science, painting and writing.
The Greeks are some of the most hardworking in the OECD, putting in over 2,000 hours a year on average. Germans, on the other hand, are comparative slackers, working about 1,400 hours each year. But German productivity is about 70% higher.
You are itching to open a new hackerspace but you do not have the slightest idea how to start? If that’s the case, the list How to start a hackerspace published on Adafruit is what you need (PDF format). Follow the 16 tips and do not forget to have a look at the related tutorial. And most important of all, don’t mess it up!
“Co-working” was first used to describe a shared workspace in 2005. Since then, co-working has gone from being a niche approach to the preferred choice for many entrepreneurs and freelancers. As more people turn to co-working, demand for shared offices...Continue Reading →
Vivre ensemble en préservant l'intimité de chacun tout en réduisant son impact écologique. Tel est le pari que se sont lancés les membres de l'habitat groupé Habiterre qui a vu le jour en mai 2011 dans la Drôme.
Un pas important vient d'être franchit dans la course pour l'Open Access. Le 21 août, la Commission Européenne publiait un communiqué de presse annonçant que "l'Open Access venait d'atteindre un seuil critique".
We fished for facts in the depth of the internet. It ended up in this timeline with a brief history of coworking. And the history becomes longer, just tell us what you would like to add - by email or on our Facebook page.