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Articles by Rainer Falle

Hi there. My name is Rainer Falle. I am an Austrian living in the Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald) a wooded mountain range in Baden-Württemberg, southwestern Germany. The best way to reach me is to leave a comment on this blog or to connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RainerFalle or Twitter: https://twitter.com/RainerFalle Have a great day.

Image recognition that triggers augmented reality

November 27, 2012 – 9:48 am | No Comment | 1,686 views
Image recognition that triggers augmented reality

Here is a cool augmented reality app that you can try on your smart phone. It is called Aurasma and it’s available for the iPhone and Android. Watch the following video to see how it …

Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map

November 26, 2012 – 9:51 am | No Comment | 4,093 views
Simplicity by Design: History of the London Tube Map

Before 1933 London’s various underground lines had been laid out geographically over the roadway of a city map. Here is an example from 1919:

Harry Beck an English engineering draftsman at the …

Mind-blowing Animations of Molecular Machines inside Your Body!

November 24, 2012 – 11:36 am | No Comment | 336 views
Mind-blowing Animations of Molecular Machines inside Your Body!

We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do. Drew Berry wants to change that. In this talk, he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations that help you see processes within …

Google Blockly – A Visual Programming Language

November 24, 2012 – 10:30 am | No Comment | 450 views
Google Blockly – A Visual Programming Language

Google Blockly is a visual programming language that allows you to easily combine blocks of logic and functionally.

Look at the Maze Demo to get an impression how it works (Note: It …

Creatures of the Deep: Underwater Astonishments!

November 10, 2012 – 12:17 pm | No Comment | 4,213 views
Creatures of the Deep: Underwater Astonishments!

The ocean is full of mysterious creatures like the Immortal Jellyfish, the only known immortal animal on Earth that potentially lives forever or this bioluminescent deep-sea jellyfish called the Atolla wyvillei. This bioluminescent jellyfish puts …

The Amazing Peacock Spider

August 25, 2012 – 11:10 am | One Comment | 698 views
The Amazing Peacock Spider

Australia is home to many strange and unusual animals. However this tiny jumping spider only found in Queensland and New South Wales is the sort of thing the average Sydney bushwalker would pass right by. …