Why have I not read this article before? Fasinating.
Having decided to spend part of my working week working in a coffeeshop I have had plenty and time and opportunity to contemplate the nature of coffeeshops and the nature of 3rd place working. This coupled with teaching and thinking about experiences and the experience economy has made me critically aware of how life is changing – both work and life more generally. This article I think is tremendously insightful. Given advances in technology, particularly 3D printing, it will interesting to watch this prediction unfold.
I am off for a coffee..
Seem like the idea of a coffeeshop economy is growing