A person who works primarily on their laptop outside of a traditional office setting. Usually freelancers, "laptop nomads" often work out of their home offices and are regularly seen typing away in cafes with hotspots. Similar to a road warrior in the sense that the laptop nomad is able to do his or her work from anywhere, there is a movement called "co-working" which gives independent workers and solo entrepreneurs the opportunity to share one big office space with perks they might not get a t home, such as conference rooms espresso machines, and opportunities for socializing. Co-workers can either drop in or rent a dedicated area in spaces ranging from funky industrial lofts to sleeker sites with a more corporate ambiance.
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon