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+ - 17-Year Old Girl Wins Boston TV API Programming Contest

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An anonymous reader writes "Jenny Lamere, a graduating high school senior from Nashua NH, was the youngest of 80 participants (and one of only four women) in the Hill Holiday TVnext hackathon held in Boston this past April, a programming contest sponsored by TV API providers. Her submission of 'Twivo', an app that allows TV viewers to block spoiler tweets while watching a show and recover them later, won the contest's 'Sync to Broadcast' category (one of five), and was also named the event's 'Best in Show' (overall winner). At least one tech company has expressed interest in her app (a short demo and interview with the judges starts at 3:30 in the embedded youtube clip). Lamere plans to enter the Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall, and will pursue a career in software development."
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17-Year Old Girl Wins Boston TV API Programming Contest

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