What3Words digital addresses spread to island nations
For countries with missing or broken postal address systems, assigning three-word labels to every geographic spot on the planet can be useful.
by Stephen Shankland
February 3, 2017 2:51 PM PST
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But it’s not perfect: You need a phone or computer to translate the three words into a physical location, there’s no What3Words support in popular navigation tools like Google Maps, and adjacent patches have totally unrelated names so you can’t tell what country a three-word label is in, much less what neighborhood.
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There’s no doubt to any reader here that I LOVE this idea.
All that’s needed it that (1) Google get behind it; (2) the adjoining “words” be know on the map; and (3) the Gooferments of the world get behind it.
Amazon, Walmart, and most post offices could save time, money, and confusion with it.
FROM “dinner.sizes.chat”, see you soon.
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