Search Results for Technology

October 23, 2020

Florence-made space technology lands on asteroid

A piece of Florence has landed on Bennu, an asteroid currently two billion kilometres from Earth.
July 16, 2020

New technology installed to clean the Arno river

Installed on the banks of the historic rowing club, the first Seabin device installed by Coop is expected to collect more than 500 kilograms of plastic waste annually.
September 27, 2017

Internet Festival in Tuscany’s technology capital

Annual event scheduled for October 5 to 8
May 19, 2011

Where design, technology and humans meet

If I tell you that Frontiers of Interaction is a two-day conference about technology, you might stop reading now. Luckily, it’s a whole lot more than that. Yes, there are speakers, but, as a past attendee of a Frontiers conference, I can guarantee that the speakers are of a world-class caliber and what they present […]
February 11, 2010

Technology trumps truancy

According to data collected by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, one in five Italian high school students regularly cuts class.   A high school in Rome will try to curb truancy and tardiness next academic year by using technology to monitor students.   Students will have to pass
February 25, 2021

Best events in Florence this March

MARKET/ VinoKilo Until March 28       Sustainability is a keyword in fashion. With the new season approaching, it’s time for a wardrobe clear-out and freshen up, while keeping things environmentally friendly. The vintage market by weight, Vinokilo, returns to Florence with a temporary shop in place of its usual events. Until March 28, […]
February 18, 2021

African policy experts to develop global leadership skills in Florence

African experts will build their skills on policy issues of global importance.
February 15, 2021

A Santo Spirito lunch with Andre Thomas Halyard

Lockdown red became careful orange before turning to a liberal yellow, and a midday stop at an osteria once again became a possibility. I enter Osteria di Santo Spirito, at the upper right tip of the piazza, and ask if the fellow I’m meeting has arrived. A finger points to a table in the corner […]
February 4, 2021

At Home gift guide: creature comforts from Tuscany

Bring Tuscany to your home this winter with handcrafted items from the region we all love. From Prato-produced mattresses to candle bowls shaped by a Scottish potter, watercolours painted by an Australian in Florence and complete kitchens made in Tuscany, here are a few suggestions for nesting in the colder months that will last in […]
February 2, 2021

Leonardo and Michelangelo: the astrological significance

When we think of Florence, many of us think first of the Renaissance and the greats such as Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. But what of the astrology and astrocartography of the city and its surrounding areas? What part did it play in nurturing and supporting the talent of these extraordinary men?       […]