[FoRK] What3words -- convert lat,long into 3 English words

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Tue Jul 8 10:14:51 PDT 2014


cage.gust.regular -- the ICS building at UCI.  5 feet later: 
trillions.socket.added.  Seems legit.

Greg

On 7/8/2014 9:38 AM, Ken Meltsner wrote:
> Cannot decide whether this is brilliant or stupid:
>
> http://what3words.com/
>
>>From the FAQ:
>
> What is what3words and what does it do?
>
> what3words is a service which pinpoints any location on the globe (to
> the nearest 2 metres) with a unique 3 word combination. This is far
> more accurate than you can achieve with a postal address (if indeed
> the location you are trying to pinpoint even has a postal address),
> and definitely easier than remembering a set of GPS co-ordinates.
>
> We also offer a service called OneWord which allows you to create a
> customised, shorter, and even easier reference for any location of
> your choice, accurate to the nearest metre.
>
> Ken Meltsner at blues.skinny.nurses
>

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