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Sylvain Carle People Suck At Naming Places (version without notes)

by Internet, opensource, media & geo/local geek. at Twitter on Mar 31, 2010

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The world of precise coordinates is easy to interact with using software. The problem is humans don't use precise coordinates to represent places. They don't even agree on place names. I will try to ...

The world of precise coordinates is easy to interact with using software. The problem is humans don't use precise coordinates to represent places. They don't even agree on place names. I will try to give an overview of the current existing services/APIs that you can use to find a precise coordinate with a place name. And then demonstrate why we are not there yet.

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