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- doesn't think ArcGIS is an alternative to what3wordswhat3words is essentially an alternative global coordinate system, an algorithm for geocoding locations on a 3m² grid into three words. ArcGIS is not comparable because it is far more than a geocoding platform.
- thinks this post on what3words is helpfulWhat3words is doing for GPS coordinates what DNS has done for the internet. It is much easier to remember words, than convey any location (either with an address or without) on Earth through 3 words. The world is made into grids of 3 x 3 meters, each grid with a unique 3 word representation. Available in multiple languages, it allows people to meet on a very specific location for festivals, or in the park, or send rescue services to locations, or deliver packages via drones, etc.