Nerd York City: A Geek's Guide to Gotham
by Adam Kuban, 04/09/2013
Barcade photo by Scott Beard • Toy Tokyo photo by Malcolm Brown
New York City is home to globally recognized digital companies like Etsy, Tumblr, foursquare and Vimeo—as well as startups galore aspiring to such success. We have a mayor keen on developing the City's tech economy as a rival to Silicon Valley's. The recent launch of Cornell NYC Tech promises to bring a Stanford- or MIT-like educational institution to the City. And it seems like there's always some kind of digital conference or high-minded conclave convening here, including Internet Week New York, Maker Faire, the World Science Festival and more. In that spirit, we've put together a roundup of places that appeal to the City's more tech-minded residents and visitors.