I'm working on an identicon project - that takes an arbitrary string, creates an obfuscated 128-bit hash, and then creates an SVG avatar from it.

Right now working on the pictograph version (four rows of four pictographs) - want 32 pictographs from pre-industrial civilizations, just finished the seventh. It's starting to look like a decent identicon :D


The github project is here:


The goal is an alternative to Gravatar that does not track people, and that anyone can run - e.g. so if you run a blog for homeless teens and don't even want to risk IP based tracking, it it would be easy to set up your own identicon server rather than use third party hosted.

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