NYC has their fair share of groups that develop things.
Esty and Esty labs are in Brooklyn
--- On Sun, 7/25/10, William Donzelli <wdonzelli at gmail.com> wrote:
Probably - I know of at least a few "makers" that are into
old tech of all sorts. Try it, and if it flops, do not go next year.
I think it is completely retarded that they picked NYC for
the first East Coast event. Boston or DC would have been better. The
only things made in Silicon Alley in NYC are web pages and flash