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24 hours of hacking

Computer science senior David Kircos wins #hackDPL to aid Detroit Public Library.
Computer science senior David Kircos wins #hackDPL to aid Detroit Public Library.

July 15, 2014

A computer science major from the Michigan State University College of Engineering and his fellow intern won the $5,000 grand prize at #hackDPL, a 24-hour hackathon competition hosted July 11-12 to benefit the Detroit Public Library (DPL).

David Kircos of Grosse Pointe and Hunter Rosenblume, a computer science major at Georgia Tech from Syosset, N.Y., won the competition by developing a mobile application for easier access to DPL’s expansive operation that includes 23 locations and is the 20th largest library in the U.S.

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