The power of defaults


This’ll be even more important when bots start giving out default responses to queries:

So back in 2002, when MaxMind was first choosing the default point on its digital map for the center of the U.S., it decided to clean up the measurements and go with a simpler, nearby latitude and longitude: 38°N 97°W or 38.0000,-97.0000.

Source: Internet mapping turned a remote farm into a digital hell | Fusion

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