Never in the history of the human race has there been a group as fortunate as computer science students. We have unlimited access to untold quantities of free information with which to better ourselves. We encounter few barriers that we can't overcome through hard work and a little ingenuity. We have the unparalleled ability to pursue our own ideas, follow what interests us and share our creations with the world.
So often I encounter individuals who tell me they'd love to build an iPhone app, make a game, launch a website, and so on. But often when I ask these individuals "what have you done so far?" I'm greeted with blank stares, usually followed by some excuse along the lines of "I wouldn't know where to start."
So that's what this is. The starting point.
A few pieces of advice
It's not going to be an easy journey of course, the ones worth taking rarely are. But a lot of the reason I started HackUOW was so that people wouldn't have to take the journey alone; that there would be people to give suppo