A Tech Place?

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration hopes to make New York City a home for the technology sector by expanding science education in the city. In a The New York Times column, Ginia Bellafante looks into how other tech hubs arose across the US, and wonders whether it can happen in New York.

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