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“We have given you, O Adam, no visage proper to yourself, nor endowment properly your own, in order that whatever place, whatever form, whatever gifts you may, with premeditation, select, these same you may have and possess through your own judgement and decision […] We have made you a creature neither of heaven nor of earth, neither mortal nor immortal, in order that you may, as the free and proud shaper of your own being, fashion yourself in the form you may prefer.”
Oration on the Dignity of Man – Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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Tractors, from the mule to the microchip

published on 3.04.2019

Since its inception agriculture had several technological revolutions, which have always gone in the direction of saving effort and increasing efficiency: animal traction, mechanization, precision and interconnection. Only robotics is lacking, and the farmer will not have to move a single finger to work in the field. The following spoke: Jordi Terrazas, Equibru, Joan and […]

The adventure of submarine Ictineu

published on 19.01.2016

During the nineteenth century Narcís Monturiol designed and built the submarines Ictíneo I and II. A century and a half later Pere Forès has continued the adventure. After 10 years of work, on November 5, 2015 the submarine Ictíneo 3 submerged to 1,000 meters deep in the Canyon of Villefranche-sur-Mer (France) and obtained official certification. […]

Roads are good shortcuts

published on 27.05.2014

Worldwide it is estimated that there are some 30 million km of roads. The equivalent of going to the moon and back 40 times. In Catalonia we have 12,000 km. With this extensive road network we can reach any point in the territory with the minimum possible time. The roads are good shortcuts. The report […]

The engine wide

published on 9.11.2012

What makes a car “has nerve” as a Formula 1? ABS, ESP … What do these acronyms? When the first car was manufactured? What does an engine inside? The reporter Pere Renom rides a motor piece by piece, visits the SEAT testbed and get a practical lesson in safe driving circuit.