Interesting idea - but it begins to break down if you can’t tell where the next line begins. Wouldn’t it be easier to photograph the whole page, with, say wearable glasses and then have it all spoken at once?
More cool ideas coming out to the Tangible Media Group inside MIT Media Lab. THAW, an interaction system that allows hand held devices and large displays to work together. Ok, it’s not that new of an idea but the implementation is pretty nice and gives an idea of upcoming intersections between different device types.
Saint Helen’s Lake is nestled in the rocky ridges around Coldwater Peak. The 12 mile out and back hike leaves from the Johnson Ridge observatory, winds past Harry’s Ridge and then switchbacks up to the the Coldwater Ridge-line. The views are fantastic all the way through. For a more detailed trail guide, check out the North West Hiker site.
and is a relatively strenuous at times.
Spirit Lake, Mt St. Helens. The haze is from nearby forest fires. Those trees are from the 1980 eruption.
At 8:32 Sunday morning, May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted and blew down or scorched 230 square miles of forest - scenes from the mountain all this week.
From the Oregon State Park Site: One of Oregon’s secret hideaways is located just east of Tygh Valley along Highway 216. The White River plunges 90’ over a basalt shelf. The park offers excellent viewpoints of the White River falls. A rugged quarter-mile trail takes hikers down deep within the canyon to the historic hydroelectric power plant at the base of the raw, churning power of the falls. The power plant supplied electricity to Wasco and Sherman Counties from 1910 until the completion of The Dalles Dam in 1960.