| ||Ask HN: Why does a pizza app know my location and 911 doesn't?|
45 points by ponderatul on May 16, 2016 | hide | past | web | favorite | 41 comments |
|I know I don't have all the facts. But apparently the system 911 is using to find your location, depending on where you live can have a 10% to 95% chance of finding your exact location; and by 2021 they still won't be able to find 1 out of 5 people.|
Can someone tell me, if we're talking about bold people tackling the world's biggest problems, is there anyone working on this? It seems to me like an obvious, ripe place for disruption.
Here's a source of the problem explained in more detail:
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