Coworking and Travorking

Coworking is a brilliant idea. You’re a nomadic professional, tired of schlepping your laptop and shelling out $2.50/hr in coffee at your local cafe. You’d like to be around interesting folks, learn about their work, and share contacts and experience. College was a luxury of…

Open Workspace @ Openeverything Berlin

This month we’ll be talking about new forms of co-working, collaboration, and office sharing. Joining us: Hallenprojekt (Berlin) – Sebastian Sooth (Twitter: sebaso) Station C (Montreal) – Patrick Tanguay (Identica: patrick, Twitter: inevernu) Betahaus (Berlin) – Jan Tanner (Twitter: betahaus) Where:  newthinking store, Tucholskystr. 48,…

Open Design @ oebf Mar. 26

The second Open Everything Berlin Fokus kicks off 26.03.09 at 7.30 pm, newthinking store, Tucholskystr. 48. The theme? Open Design. We invite designers, retailers, thinkers, makers and users to discuss and share their point of view and experience in the field of OPEN DESIGN. We…

Openwashing

Openwashing: to spin a product or company as open, although it is not. Derived from “greenwashing” There’s a troubling trend surfacing in the marketing world, one that’s riffing off a now-familiar strategy, “greenwashing”. We’ve all seen products coated in greensheen, the misleading marketing ploy that…

openeverything focus + CC Salon

Last night we kicked off the openeverything focus series, a Berliner initiative to explore and promote “openness” in a range of fields and applications. About 30 guests joined us in christening oefb, which willl be held regularly every fourth Thursday of the month in newthinking…