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A music school in the sun

The Finnish software developer Yousician has moved its headquarters to the coworking centre called My Place in La Orotava for four weeks. That way, is is hoped to increase motivation and productivity, because back home, Helsinki is bathed in wintry darkness.
A reliable Internet connection is the key," says Andrew Kolokolnikov, the department head of the company which operates the virtual music school Coordinator Pauliina Myllytaus added, "when it is very cold in Finland and very dark during the day, a large part of the company moves its workplace to a sunny place. Our goal is to increase motivation and productivity in this way."
That is why more than half of the Yousician team - who come from 17 nations - have moved their workstations to the coworking centre My Place in La Orotava's San Jeronimo business district for a period of four weeks.
Two acoustic bass guitars on the upper floor characterise the area in which the Finnish experts develop algorithms and write programmes that make learning to play musical instruments easy.
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