On Working Remotely, Cofficing And Creativity

I've been an advocate on working remotely for over 15 years now. My first two HTML sites that I built for clients as a student were in 1999. In 2001 I was fixing computers and reinstalling OS and software apps, part of that was done from home or with Remote Desktop. In 2002 I started writing a weekly security bulletin for IDG, and 2003 was my half-time job from home for a media outlet working on two of their websites. Since 2008 I've been working remotely full-time, and I've been through all phases of remote work: freelancer, consultant, part of… Continue Reading

The Coffice Resort – Book

Most of my friends, colleagues and even clients are aware of the fact that I am a strong supporter of telecommuting and flexible work hours. I formed the local freelance community several years ago and I have given numerous talks on freelancing, remote workers, outsourcing and everything related to that. I live in a building with a hackerspace two floors above my place and a co-working space below my apartment. However, several years ago I started (officially, full-time) my freelancing career at a coffee shop in my city. And I enjoy working from coffee shops so much that even when… Continue Reading