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  • Hayfevr.ly — scrape daily pollen readings for Austin, Texas
    I created Hayfevr.ly to solve a problem I was having. Two local allergy clinics and a TV news station posted daily pollen readings on their websites, so I had to keep re-checking three different websites each morning to find out what was making me sneeze each day.
  • Timbo’s “Hacker News” Reader (thnr.net)
    I discovered Y Combinator’s Hacker News aggregator in early 2021, and browsing HN quickly became part of my daily routine. But it was hard to pick which articles I wanted to read efficiently because the stock HN interface provides very little information.