Philly Geeks

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Archive for July 20th, 2007

This is a highly-digged essay from about about a year ago by Paul Graham, the Y-Combinator guy in Boston. He discusses what makes a city hospitable or inhospitable as a place for launching tech startups. It contains some Philly-bashing, so be prepared. I showed it to Lisa last year, and recently heard it mentioned again […]

I just read Geoff’s post and it inspired me to write a bit on the same topic, and introduce a few other groups, or sources of “seeds” if you will. Over the last two years I have noticed a tremendous upswing in the amount of individuals interested in attending local user group meetings, professional groups […]