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Core coworking


  • [Dry] Flat surfaces (personal/shared)
  • Things to sit on
  • Wifi


Would be nice


  • Break-out rooms
  • Food/coffee/tea/consumables
  • Nap rooms
  • Guarenteed place to sit
  • Good bike parking
  • Car parking
  • near Caltrain/BART
  • Phones
  • Phone answering service
  • Fax
  • whiteboards
  • Cubbies/lockers
  • Printer
  • Cafe functions/Gallery/Music/CC-licensed content promotion
  • Workshops/lectures in the evenings
  • Bar Camps/Mash Pits!
  • Cleaning service



Configurables (think extensions/modules/plugins)


  • Not a home...
  • Hours of operation?
  • Self-service
  • Exclusivity
  • Reception
  • Transferrable membership from place to place (a network of coworking venues)
  • Couches
  • private office(s) (reservation, sponsor, share)
  • conference room(s)
  • collaborative work area(s)
  • Amy'sEditor Service for Content Creators
  • Teaching area for Node 101


Rely on adjacent shops and retail to support ancillary services (e.g. don't try to be everything)


See also: The Office Services


Potential Service Providers


  • Ritual Roasters: coffee, tea, food, clientele, advertisting!
  • Etheric networks: hooked up the original Bar Camp with 80mbps directed wifi
  • PlaceSite: shared online experience in the place (everyone online in the place starts off w/ Web services tied to the place. Now: can serve up presence/profiles of others there, maps, message forums, chatroom. Later: can serve up wiki and whatever else the group comes up with for the space...)