HackNY, the summer internship program hatched over milkshakes by NYU professor Evan Korth, Columbia professor Chris Wiggins and Bit.ly data scientist Hilary Mason, is growing up.
Today hackNY officially announced it’s picked up some more funding, doubled its class size and added new advisers.
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Two professors and a data scientist met in January last year over milkshakes, but it was with a sense of urgency. “We felt like we needed to do something as soon as possible, if not sooner,” said Chris Wiggins, an applied mathematics professor at Columbia. “There was starting to be an increase in New York Read More
HackNY, the organization founded earlier this year to encourage gifted math and computer science students to join tech start-ups instead of taking boring banking jobs, will announce their second batch of fellows at an all-night hackathon taking place at N.Y.U. on October 9th.
HackNY, which is run by N.Y.U. professor Evan Korth, Columbia Read More