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Re: International Postcode using Meter Cubes -> Earth Cubic Spacetimestamp (ECS)

From: Dimitris Kontokostas <jimkont@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 16:31:47 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+u4+a0CaROxMxHtXENB7MriGo0HzkvuEJnwOBbp53jWO+H2ow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Alexandre <bicomplex@gmail.com>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Hi Daniel,

A similar concept is described here (but use a 3x3 grid)
https://what3words.com

Best,
Dimitris

On Thu, Mar 8, 2018, 12:53 Daniel Alexandre <bicomplex@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello, I have some ideas to share about an international postcode system
> using meter cubes. Each postcode location would be quite small, that is,
> the size of a meter cube. Each postcode location would be a meter cube in a
> grid of cubes with an edge of 21 million cubes. This would total
> 9,261,000,000,000,000,000,000 cubes. All cubes would be numbered, using 22
> algarisms (21m^3= 22 digits). Please let me know if you are interested and
> I will share my blog about it. This would have many applications and
> particularly cool with augmented reality, semantic web and new ways of
> world mapping for propriety register and real estate.  9,261,000,000,000,000,000,001
> to 9,999,999,999,999,999,999 could be codes used for moving items, like
> telephone numbers, ISBNs, RFIDs or IP addresses. Everyone would get used to
> this string codes of 22 algarisms.
>
> Daniel Alexandre, BEng(Hons)
> London, UK
> bicomplex@gmail.com
>
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