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Starting Up

business
13 Sep 2011

Joe Petrucci has taken a snapshot of the state of tech startups in Philly as this week’s feature on Flying Kite. He titles it an “underdog” story, an apt reference to a part of the Philly attitude that we know so well from our history.

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Finding Coworking

coworking
06 Sep 2011

DeskMag is doing a series on “The Future of Coworking”. I generally am uninterested in these discussions since they’re so theoretical, compared to the vast amount of exploration of TODAY we could be doing. The closing note by Araceli Camargo from The Cube in London captures th...

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Indy Hall 4 Year Photobooth

community
06 Sep 2011

Just one more moment of brilliance from Indy hall members:

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Technically Philly Q&A

coworking
02 Sep 2011

If I had to pick the lead-in to be used on every piece of press I get from today until the day I die, it’d be the lead-in that Chris Wink wrote for my Q&A on this past Friday’s edition of Technically Philly.

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4 Years of JFDI

coworking
01 Sep 2011

Bart had just handed me the telephone.

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How to get work in a coworking space

coworking
22 Aug 2011

This is reposted from the Coworking Google Group.

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Coworking Core Values 4 of 5: Community

coworking
20 Aug 2011

This post is part 4 of a 5 part series exploring the 5 core values of coworking: Collaboration, Openness, Community, Accessibility, and Sustainability.

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Coworking Core Values 3 of 5: Openness

coworking
19 Aug 2011

This post is part 3 of a 5 part series exploring the 5 core values of coworking: Collaboration, Openness, Community, Accessibility, and Sustainability.

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Coworking Core Values 2 of 5: Accessibility

coworking
18 Aug 2011

This post is part 2 of a 5 part series exploring the 5 core values of coworking: Collaboration, Openness, Community, Accessibility, and Sustainability.

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Every Day is an Event

coworking
18 Aug 2011

After sharing recent growth stats and some specifics about our basic membership, I was asked:

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Coworking Core Values 1 of 5: Sustainability

coworking
17 Aug 2011

This post is part 1 of a 5 part series exploring the 5 core values of coworking: Collaboration, Openness, Community, Accessibility, and Sustainability.

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A Hall Pass for Bureaucracy – Code for America Philadelphia

business
26 Jul 2011

I haven’t really had a chance to talk much about Code for America since the team was in Philly. I won’t go into what the program is or how it works, because frankly I don’t think I can do a better job than their about page. But I really enjoyed having the CFA fellows in town e...

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Some Frequently Asked Coworking Questions

coworking
21 Jul 2011

I really do enjoy answering coworking questions that find their way into my inbox, and the best questions are the ones that are discreet and to the point. I recently was emailing with Joshua Hill, the director of a new coworking effort in Bozeman, Montana.

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Why do people love Indy Hall? We asked. They told.

coworking
15 Jul 2011

After nearly 4 years of working on making the best place in the world to work, we turned to our members to find out exactly what they thought about the experience. In their own words.

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Funding in Philadelphia – The Empty Can Rattles the Loudest

business
02 Jul 2011

Yesterday I shared my opinion that professional & personal relationships – not jobs – are the key to student retention in Philadelphia.

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What we can do about students leaving Philadelphia after graduation

business
01 Jul 2011

Retention is a big problem everywhere, and here in Philadelphia it’s no exception.

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A Coworking Parable: The Game of Chess

coworking
27 Jun 2011

One day, shortly after we moved into our “new and improved” Indy Hall office in 2009, a bunch of chess pieces showed up on one of our kitchen tables. Interestingly, there was no board – just a bunch of chess pieces, arranged as if there was a board.

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How to Automate your Coworking Space, and Why

business
20 Jun 2011

I’ve noticed an increase in interest in systems like “swipe card entry” for coworking spaces, both from the perspective of security and automated billing. In a recent thread on the coworking google group, I mused:

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Designing Coworking for Collaboration

coworking
23 May 2011

Deskmag just published a piece about a Dutch incubator’s research project about physical proximity and collaboration. Among the things that stood out to me, these two sentences had the most tips for what was happening in space design as related to collaboration:

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Should a coworking space run itself?

coworking
03 May 2011

This is a liberal lift from the Coworking Google Group, in a discussion about if a coworking space should run itself.

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