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A Trip to Bali and Four Challenges for Coworking

A Trip to Bali and Four Challenges for Coworking

We spent some amazing days in Ubud, Bali for CUASIA – Coworking Unconference Asia 2015 last week. Meeting and learning from extraordinary people from India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Germany, Singapore, USA, France, Spain, Brazil, South Korea, Sweden and more, in the most spectacular surroundings of The Green School and the Hubud Coworking Space. I have been involved in the coworking industry ...[Read More]

Reflections on the superhero space network in London

Reflections on the superhero space network in London

If you were to arrive in London today, without knowing anything of the city’s developments across domains in recent years, without having experienced the riots, the games, the aftermath, the new vision; you might be forgiven for seeming a little lost and maybe confused, when faced with the now intricately interwoven ecosystem of physical establishments and intangible networks, blurring lines betwe ...[Read More]

Superhero Travels Pt. 2 – The Hippie Trail

Superhero Travels Pt. 2 – The Hippie Trail

Don’t let the man keep you down. ~ Ancient Hippie Quote The Hippie Trail In the same way as I looked at the 17-19th century European travel experience known as  The Grand Tour for inspiration, the hippie trail can be useful to study for modern digital nomads and superheroes. There are many things we can learn from these journeys. According to Wikipedia; The “hippie trail (also the over ...[Read More]

Five Superhero Spaces to visit when in Berlin

Five Superhero Spaces to visit when in Berlin

Berlin is full of superhero spaces. Innovation labs, coworking spaces, makerlabs, artists’ collectives, creative clusters, abandoned warehouses, experimental living hubs, underground clubs, hackerspaces, social innovation incubators etc. Here are five of them, recommended to us by Berlin-based entrepreneur Jonathan Imme – co-founder of the awesome initiatives Palomar 5 and Ignore Gravi ...[Read More]

Some Thoughts on Superhero Schools by Matthew Abrams, Co-founder of Mycelium

Some Thoughts on Superhero Schools by Matthew Abrams, Co-founder of Mycelium

There are a lot of these schools popping up, which is good because there are more superheroes than there are schools for them. Also, the concept of superhero can be limiting. Many of these superheroes don’t identify as being a superhero. They just want to live a meaningful life and make the world better… To be honest, I believe all humans have this capacity and we, the creators of schools to ...[Read More]

The Superhero Space Network in Paris

The  creation space culture has deeply evolved in Paris and France over the last five years. It’s great to see that new coworking spaces, incubators and accelerators keep appearing, as they bring new coworkers, makers and entrepreneurs into this ecosystem! This boom correlates with a new, strong start-up mindset and culture of entrepreneurship in France, which have been a real breath of fresh air ...[Read More]

How Do You Start a Superhero School? Pt.1 – Pieter Spinder, Founder of Knowmads in Amsterdam

So Pieter, how did all this begin? In june 2009 we started with the idea of founding a school for social entrepreneurs. And, as I use to say: ideas have consequences. We then sat together for three days and designed a one-year program based on four questions we had ourselves: In what world do we (want to) live? (Sustainability & Social Innovation) What do I want to contribute/change? (Personal ...[Read More]