Monday, August 16, 2010

World's biggest message?

From ABC News, comes this story:
Author Ayn Rand has millions of fans around the globe, but only one of them used the globe itself to say so.

(World's Biggest Message Says 'Read Ayn Rand'
Man Writes "Read Ayn Rand" by Driving More Than 12,000 Miles With GPS Logger
(Google Earth). Credit: ABC News)

Nick Newcomen drove 12,328 miles across the United States to "write" a message that can only be seen on Google Earth.

The mega-message "Read Ayn Rand" now stretches from coast to coast, with parts of the letters in 30 states.

According to the website World's Biggest Message, which documents Newcomen's high-tech journey, he used a Qstarz BT-Q1000X GPS tracking device as a "pen" to write his message as he drove. When he wanted to create the lines that would form letters, he turned the device on. In between letters, he turned it off. ...
Read the rest here.

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