Category Archives: Italy

Today’s Google Doodle: happy 318th birthday Giambattista Tiepolo

Today’s Google Doodlec celebrates the 318th birthday of 18th century italian painter Giambattista Tiepolo. Blame it on my venetian pride or something else, but I’m very happy that Google chose Tiepolo for today’s Doodle.

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QR Code Shopping in subway stations in Milan, Italy: introduces virtual supermarkets

On January I wrote about South Korea’s Tesco big hit with QR Code shopping concept. Today I spotted in Milan, Italy, a similar idea where an italian discount-hunting website,, is promoting several goods along with QR-Code. The idea is … Continue reading

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Math lessons and e-learning support on Facebook? Students in Venice, Italy, say ‘I LIKE IT’!

Facebook turned into e-learning support in Venice: a great case study where Math lessons meet social networks – and students too! For sure it’s not the first time I read about Facebook being leveraged as a learning-support tool in university … Continue reading

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Peugeot iON electric car: wall advertising in Milan that’s really green!

Peugeot iON along with Milan’s municipality has unveiled a city-wide compaign to launch the all-electric Peugeot iON car. Part of this campaign is summarized by green walls, vertical gardens just like the one in my photo, that attempt to reduce … Continue reading

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