http://www.motherjones.com/media/2013/05/…

Awesome news: A 17 year old girl won a national hackathon by writing an app that blocks tv show spoilers from your Twitter feed

Crap news: Of the 80 entrants that submitted a project, she was the only female. THE ONLY FEMALE. In defense to the organization itself, they did include women on the judging panel, but after that just basically shrugged their shoulders and said "obviously the majority of the people were male."

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OBVIOUSLY? that is grinding my gears folks. But three cheers to Ms Lamere, who took her winning code home to share with her computer class at her all girls school to hopefully inspire more girls to enter!