Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Work from the park
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There are companies that will rent you a desk/pod from which to work. They’ll provide network connection, power, a desk, and facilities.

Lots of large corporations are reducing their costs by reducing the buildings/floors they rent as office space, by increasing “hot-desking” - in their rented buildings.

My job largely comprises: emails; meetings; tel-conf’s; writing/updating reports

I propose an outdoor space which provides all the facilities you need for your job: connectivity, power, shelter from weather, loos and coffee.

So. I sit in a beautiful green space, surrounded by birdsong, working away. Emails, connectivity, coffee from a passing cycle-espresso-vendor.

The idea: a park or outdoor space providing all the facilities required to do a day’s “office work”, but without the office. Connectivity, power, shelter from the weather, loos, coffee.

And more time outside: physically and mentally better

Frankx, Oct 01 2019

Poisoning Pigeons in the Park http://www.google.c...ecVFRERhP-fJsNP5IUK
Tom Lehrer. Sheer genius. [8th of 7, Oct 02 2019]

Not relevant, but geniuser https://www.youtube...watch?v=frAEmhqdLFs
[MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 02 2019]


       Connectivity: mobile internet device   

       power: battery   

       shelter from the weather: umbrella   

       loos: empty bottle, or dedicated device   

       coffee: flask
pocmloc, Oct 02 2019

       If it's a //park or outdoor space//, how does it provide shelter from the weather?
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 02 2019

       Tensile fabric canopies to keep the rain off mostly, carefully placed planting <shrubbery> to shelter from the wind. Timber-built shelter-pods...
Frankx, Oct 02 2019

       Jolly good. Count me in.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 02 2019

       Count ? You've always said you're a viscount up to now. Have you been upgraded ?   

       Besides, we're sure your brother always calls you a "c... maybe we misheard ...   

       Ideal for combining the necessary evil of "work" with the joyous entertainment of Poisoning Pigeons In The Park ... <link>   

       If the "shelter" were a camouflaged hide, it would allow the occupant(s) to indulge in a little vermin removal; squirrels, rats, politicians ...
8th of 7, Oct 02 2019

       //Have you been upgraded ?// I saved all the box-tops and sent them in with the money.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 02 2019

       ... or more accurately, "I instructed the servants to save the box tops and then had them send them in with some money that I stole or obtained fraudulently from someone else".   

       Using your own money is rather less likely than you stabbing your own eyes out with a blunt pencil.
8th of 7, Oct 02 2019

       And less enjoyable.
RayfordSteele, Oct 02 2019

       //Not relevant, but geniuser//   

       <Thinking outside outside> We just have to make sure the meal, we call Earth, is ruined and not able to be harvested. </Thinking outside outside> But I don't think reverting blue cheese back to it's original constituents is possible somehow.
wjt, Oct 04 2019

       There's bound to be a politician somewhere who will promise you that, if you'll only vote for them ...
8th of 7, Oct 04 2019

       needs more coffee
Voice, Nov 10 2019

       It certainly was not fraud! [MaxwellBuchanan]'s recent delivery of orphan tongues was well-packaged, arrived on time, and was precisely as described in the ad. DNA test pending.
Voice, Nov 10 2019

       Another satisfied customer. Sometimes, I wake up and look in the mirror and think "How lucky it is that I'm around."
MaxwellBuchanan, Nov 10 2019


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