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Location, Location, Loc8!

Author Gary Delaney has been focused on the problem of addresses in Ireland for some time (2008 article). Old-fashioned and rustic addresses like: “The Village Inn, Partry, Claremorris, Co. Mayo, Ireland” are still being used in many parts of the country. These require local knowledge and slow up courier companies and emergency services. In this article, he introduces the Loc8 Codes system, which was officially launched last summer.


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When is a Map Not a Map?

"I did a quick little study back in 2007 where I asked my wife and kids (kids then 7 and 10 yrs old) to draw a map of how to get to Grandma's house (our house in Kansas City Area to their house in St. Louis area). ..."
- Eric Foster

"... Given the current state of technology, and the 405's size and cost, I think it will be a while before a '405-class' device has basic gps-with-basemap capabilities."
- K_zinti

"Without a map or gps we're often lost; we may want a map or air photo in our gps though, a bird's eye view, why not! ..."
- Ken

"When is a map not a map? I've often thought about this when looking at my husband's sports Garmin."
- Amanda L. Ault

"I thought it was funny you thought the "map" had "no context", but the other runners understood the map. Which means the map had no context FOR YOU. ..."
- John

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