Hundreds of hackers gathered to crank out new apps over the weekend at TechCrunch
Programmers and designers swarmed in Manhattan this weekend, gathering in a cavernous, echoing hall. They had 24 hours to build something, anything, with keyboards and code. Most carried laptops. Some brought desktop computers, complete with multiple display monitors and ergonomic keyboards. Others toted sleeping bags and cots, not that they would get much use.