HYPOCHONDRIAPP

Feeling sick? Enter your symptoms. Get back the scariest sounding disease possible.

Hypochondriapp is a spoof on the modern phenomenon of web-induced hypochondria. I made this for the 2017 Stupid Shit No One Needs and Terrible Ideas Hackathon.

The app scrapes Wikipedia's rare diseases section, and simply returns one of the diseases with the top 5 longest names that matches any one of a user's entered symptoms.

Hypochondriapp has been featured in Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Motherboard Italy, The Verge, Liliputing, and Huffington Post France.


YEAR: 2017

MADE WITH: Flexbox, jQuery, JS, Python

TAGS: code, web dev, satire

SHOUTOUTS: This is a remake of an old project I did back in 2013 with Greg Eng & David Bella.


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