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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.

The Penguin Story

March 8, 2009 – 3:55 pm | 6 Comments | 18,271 views
The Penguin Story

The following true story happened to Eckart von Hirschhausen, a German doctor who became a comedian:

Many years ago after an unpleasant engagement on a cruise liner I visited a zoo. I looked at a …

How To Setup a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog

March 7, 2009 – 4:07 pm | No Comment | 1,559 views
How To Setup a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog

In this article I like to summarize the steps and decisions I made during the setup of bSix12.com – my self-hosted WordPress blog. If you are going to install a self-hosted WordPress blog for …

The World’s First Computer Bug!

March 1, 2009 – 10:57 am | No Comment | 949 views
The World’s First Computer Bug!

Ever wondered why a computer bug is called a “computer bug”? I was quite amazed to find out that the term can be understood quite literally:
According to the National Museum of American History:

In 1947, engineers …

Story Power! Brain-Friendly Content through Visuals and Storytelling

February 28, 2009 – 11:34 am | 3 Comments | 6,496 views
Story Power! Brain-Friendly Content through Visuals and Storytelling

Visual and Storytelling are powerful ways to create good and interesting content which is fun to read and easy to memorize.
To illustrate this let’s start with a simple experiment: Memorize and repeat the following …

bSix12 Logo Evolution

February 24, 2009 – 10:10 am | No Comment | 121 views
bSix12 Logo Evolution

Today I created the first logo for this site and I am pretty sure it will change a couple of times in future. So I thought it would be nice to keep a history of …

About bSix12

February 14, 2009 – 11:26 am | No Comment | 0 views
About bSix12

Hello and welcome to bSix12 – my little place on the world wide web. My name is Rainer Falle. I am an Austrian living in the Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald) a wooded mountain range …