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
January 14, 2021

Talking community with Nirav Tolia

Nirav Tolia is an über-successful entrepreneur who studied at Stanford University before working for Yahoo! and going on to found his own businesses including Epinions and, most notably, Nextdoor. With his wife Megha and their three children, Nirav is currently enjoying an extended sabbatical in Florence as a member of Palazzo Tornabuoni.       […]
January 5, 2021

Florence finances sustainable tourism projects

The international projects include a new quarterly magazine to promote Florence as a conference destination by Firenze Convention Bureau and The Florentine.

Michelangelo’s David reconstructed for Expo 2020 Dubai

The David's "twin" has been conceived with a complex digitalization process.
January 4, 2021

Palazzo Vecchio Hall of Maps to be restored for the first time

The restoration will begin in the spring and will take a year to complete.
December 28, 2020

Postcards from Florence past: Piero Boni + Piero Moschi

    You could walk past Piero Boni’s tabaccheria near Ponte alla Carraia and think it was just like every other of the hundreds in Florence. But if you know a bit about photography, your eye might be caught by the racks of dusty, curling postcards outside.          Perhaps if the city […]