570 Hackers, 48 Hours, One NYU Hackathon
- Greta Chevance for Washington Square News February 19th, 2016
- Source: http://www.nyunews.com/2016/02/19/570-hackers-48-hours-one-nyu-hackathon/
NYU’s brightest minds will gather this weekend for HackNYU, this year’s global hackathon in which students, faculty, staff and alumni will spend 48 hours building and developing their own websites, apps or any other technology they choose. Participants based in the New York campus can join either online or at the Tandon School of Engineering, or the LaGuardia Co-op. The event will simultaneously take place at NYU’s Abu Dhabi and Shanghai campuses as well.
NYU IT employee and HackNYU organizer Sarth Desai hopes that the decision to make the hackathon global will encourage greater participation, networking and collaboration.