Convert cumbersome strings into memorable phrases
Convert cumbersome strings into memorable phrases.
pip install xkcd936
from xkcd936 import visualize memorable_str = visualize('k2dhE4hd@!Y')
This generator performs an MD5 hash of the input. The resulting bits are used to choose a grammatical template:
- article adj adj animal
- adj article adj animal
The dictionary can be upgraded to include patterns like:
- verb article adj noun
- article adj adj noun
- article adv adj noun
- adv verb article noun
and a word for each slot.
The total space is around 43 bits. This may not sound like much, but it doesn't matter.
Software doesn't just run on the computer -- it also runs in each of your users' heads. For many problems with user-facing software, "adding more bits" is the wrong solution. The right solution often involves tapping into the user's natural cognitive and social capabilities.
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