37287743 submission Submission + - Overcoming Irrelevancy: Making Hyperlocal Actually Work! Submitted by THPN on Friday September 07, 2012 @11:51AM THPN writes: I have never seen any organization get hyperlocal completely right. So, I wrote a simple algorithm that accurately derives the formal place name of any populated area in the United States. It works perfectly in the largest urban centers, as well as the most sparsely populated rural areas. One major site has already agreed to use it and best of all, it's in the public domain!