Coworking is cafe-like community/collaboration space for developers, writers and independents. Or, it's like this: start with a shared office and add cafe culture. Which is the opposite of most modern cafes.
From the Coworking Wiki.
CoWorking is a theme we will be exploring here on workalicious. Do you have an informal coworking environment? Do you have a friend who does, perhaps more in the arts than business? We'd like to hear about it.