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Inspirational Stories

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Here is a list of the best stories I collected over time from many of the wonderfully inspiring stories available on the web and elsewhere. If one of those stories resonates with you, moves you …

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Photographs taken on my trips to Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South Africa.

Man on Wire

March 30, 2009 – 7:51 am | No Comment | 106 views
Man on Wire

On August 7th 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire and illegally rigged between the New York’s twin towers. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, …

Low-Cost Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote

March 11, 2009 – 4:34 pm | 2 Comments | 549 views
Low-Cost Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote

Watch this video on YouTube
Johnny Lee a PhD. Graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.:

Since the Wiimote can track sources of infrared (IR) light, you …

Head Tracking for Desktop VR Displays using the WiiRemote

March 11, 2009 – 3:31 pm | No Comment | 269 views
Head Tracking for Desktop VR Displays using the WiiRemote

Watch this video on YouTube
Johnny Lee a PhD. Graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute:

Using the infrared camera in the Wii remote and a head …

How To Setup a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog

March 7, 2009 – 4:07 pm | No Comment | 1,524 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 | 924 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 …

bSix12 Logo Evolution

February 24, 2009 – 10:10 am | No Comment | 114 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 …