Here‘s an article about HackNY, a summer internship that matches entrepreneurs with coders to grow businesses. The program has recently been recognized by Mayor Bloomberg as “the latest example of the growing collaboration between entrepreneurs, universities and investors that is key to driving further growth in New York City’s thriving technology sector.” Seems like Philly is a prime location for a similar program, someone just needs to get the ball rolling…
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What Is The Hacktory?
Hack (def): to find a new (sometimes inelegant) solution to a problem
Factory (def): a place where products are made, or art like Andy Warhol's Factory