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Show HN: Using the djb2 hash to map IP addresses to readable words for the lulz
2 points by chadsix 8 days ago | hide | past | favorite | discuss
Hi HN,

This is more or less a fun experiment that I thought was worth sharing.

Using Daniel J. Bernstein's [1] djb2 hash that he made when he was only 20 years old in 1991, we map names to hashes and provide reverse mappings using an english word list from dwyl [2].

You can see it here: https://github.com/ipv6rslimited/hamon

Hamon (ハモン not 刃文) is derived from HAsh MOdulo Name.

I hope you like it [3]!

[1] The Cypherpunk Super Hero, https://cr.yp.to/

[2] https://github.com/dwyl

[3] Probably minimal real life use cases. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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