Makerspaces in Libraries - Handbook

Book

TAGS

book

My Actions

This illustrated survey of spaces dedicated to coworking features 30 of the most impressive office spaces around the world. Whether you're daydreaming from a fourteenth-floor cubicle or looking for ideas on how to launch your own start-up, this unique book will stir your imagination as it offers endless possibilities for coworking.

book

Schuermann's personal path to entrepreneurship — via a Coworking Space — is no longer considered unusual. It has become a new norm. In this book there are six portraits of successful Coworking Spaces which show how the brand new business model works in practice.

book

Current responses to our most pressing societal challenges from poverty to ethnic conflict to climate change are not working. These problems are incredibly dynamic and complex, involving an ever-shifting array of factors, actors, and circumstances. They demand a highly fluid and adaptive approach, yet we address them by devising fixed, long-term plans. Social labs, says Zaid Hassan, are a dramatically more effective response.

Social labs bring together a diverse a group of stakeholders not to create yet another five-year plan but to develop a portfolio of prototype solutions, test those solutions in the real world, use the data to further refine them, and test them again. Hassan builds on a decade of experience as well as drawing from cutting-edge research in complexity science, networking theory, and sociology to explain the core principles and daily functioning of social labs, using examples of pioneering labs from around the world. He offers a new generation of problem solvers an effective, practical, and exciting new vision and guide.

book


We use cookies to improve your experience on this site. By viewing our pages, you give us consent to use cookies. Find out more.