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Old 15-08-2019, 09:42 PM
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What3words is your address

A great idea this app is you can simply send three words to your mates and they can see exactly where you are. No more, “can you see Mac Donald’s?” Also if ever you get stuck the emergency services can locate you. Some great random names pop up

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The One Show did this a couple of years ago. It reminds me of hierarchies and collections in computer scripting, like:

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Although if you put up your exact 3 words for your house then we all know where you live.

Change it like Maidstoned has done. We all know he spends his time switching between Big. Hairy. Ballsack. and Big. Shaved. Ballsack.
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Old 16-08-2019, 06:51 AM
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Although if you put up your exact 3 words for your house then we all know where you live.

Change it like Maidstoned has done. We all know he spends his time switching between Big. Hairy. Ballsack. and Big. Shaved. Ballsack.
Large. Ginger. Balls.
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I think it's a hash of the geolocation coordinates mapped to a lexicon to make it mnemonic. It isn't a direct hierarchy because it has avalanche, i.e. the distance between the 3 Words address has no correlation with the distance between physical geolocations; adjacent houses don't have simiar 3 Words, and similar 3 Words aren't likely to be near one another in the physical world.
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I think it's a hash of the geolocation coordinates mapped to a lexicon to make it mnemonic. It isn't a direct hierarchy because it has avalanche, i.e. the distance between the 3 Words address has no correlation with the distance between physical geolocations; adjacent houses don't have simiar 3 Words, and similar 3 Words aren't likely to be near one another in the physical world.
That's cleared it up for me.
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Old 16-08-2019, 08:34 AM
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This system is in use in South African townships (what older readers might impolitely refer to as shanty towns), which don’t have street names and house numbers. It’s apparently been invaluable in helping ambulances etc to find people needing urgent medical help.
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Or you can just send your location on Whatsapp.
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Or you can just send your location on Whatsapp.
My understanding is you don’t need a data signal as it works off line.
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I just done a Google and one of the hits was your posts


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My understanding is you don’t need a data signal as it works off line.
I don't understand it at all, what do you do with the three words?
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