Hein (fub) wrote,
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Today's xkcd comic contains an algorithm to genrate a semi-random location, based on the Dow Jones index. Everybody within the 1 degree by 1 degree square gets the same coordinates. It's named GeoHashing (note the similarity to 'geocaching'....) The idea is to have meetups in that location -- if it's accessible, obviously.

An interesting idea -- one that would get you to places previously undiscovered within your little square of the world.
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