33 is the Magic Number…

Photo courtesy of Flickr user schoeband

On the No Agenda Show, there is the theory that the number ’33’ is inserted into news stories as code.  No one is sure what the code means, though.  In some contexts, it seems to mean that the rest of the news story is bogative, or maybe it means ‘mission accomplished’, or it is just a flag to alert people in-the-know to take heed.

In any case, I created a little site to track instances of such numbers in the news.  Introducing: 33IsTheMagicNumber.com.

Subscribe to the feeds if you want to be kept abreast of any possible coded stories!

This was a fun little project to get more familiar with Heroku, Play 2.1, and Reactive Mongo.  I even worked a little bit of Shapeless HLists in there, for good measure.

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