The coffee shop is the future of . . . well, everything

plerudulier:

This sounds and looks good, it’s just that I believe this scenario will only be possible for a small minority. Either that or working there as a barista.

Originally posted on Gigaom:

The future of work, pretty obviously, will include more and more of us moving out of our cubes and into coffee shops and coworking spaces. With the technology to get your job done from nearly anywhere, why tie yourself to a soul-crushing, gas-guzzling commute and a rigid nine-to-five schedule? Plus, plenty of experts tell us, more and more folks are becoming independent contractors who won’t even have a corporate base to flee from. But are there any other areas of life that will become less like we know them now and more like the current cafe experience?

Yes, says lawyer and futurist Stephen T. Gordon on the blog the Speculist recently. Gordon agrees with the chorus of voices saying offices will become coffee shops, saying:

We’re going back to the future: the modern office was birthed in 17th century coffee shops. Steven Johnson has argued that coffee fueled the…

View original 417 more words

About plerudulier

Primarily interested in interacting and engaging with people about issues related to profession but also charity, environment, ... you get the idea.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Culture BDSM

BDSM, culture et féminisme.

leclown

"les grands, les importants voudraient que l'écarlate se porte au bout du nez…quand la colère éclate l'étendard est levé" ~ la parisienne Libérée

Gilles Saint-Paul's web site

On economics and contemporary issues. While technically a blog, this site contains links to my pedagogical and research material.

Serendipite

Blog lifestyle

La Bataille socialiste

libertarian marxist blog (mostly in french)

EcoloJedi - Jedi de l'écologie

« Celui qui croit que la croissance peut être infinie dans un monde fini est soit un fou, soit un économiste "? (Kenneth Boulding (1910-1993), président de l'American Economic Association.)

DANS TOUS LES S3NS

Il paraît que je pars dans tous les sens, ce n'est pas faux ! Alors recensons tout ceci-cela par-ci par-là sur la toile !

Positif Vortex

réinformation positive

Le Bourricot.fr

Rien ne lui échappe !

SCALP - No Pasaran 34

Antifascisme radical et lutte de classes à Montpellier

Cross Over US

Critiques de séries TV, au rythme de la diffusion américaine.

Le blog d'Henri Pornon

Parlons de la place du SIG dans le SI...

Anaïs Renevier - Journaliste

Correspondances du coin de la rue au bout du monde, en ce moment au Liban

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 36 other followers

%d bloggers like this: