From real space to spaces on the Internet

From real space to spaces on the Internet

Learn how to talk about our travels in a more accurate and engaging way with the Travel School. We’ll start by thinking about how to plan an interesting journey, how to take notes along the way, and how to describe what we saw when we get back home. Then...
LoRa networks serving the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0

LoRa networks serving the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0

The IoT revolution relies on “Low Power Wide Area Networks”: low energy networks that cover tens of kilometers, capable of enabling Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 projects over very large areas. A panel of experts and companies in the field...
LEGO® citylab

LEGO® citylab

A world of bricks, electronics and robotics all by LEGO®, for a workshop dedicated to children and enthusiasts of all ages! Date and times Thursday 5 October:  09:00-10:00; 10:15-11:15; 11:30-12:30; 14:30-15:30 Friday 6 October:  09:00-10:00; 10:15-11:15; 11:30-12:30;...
LEGO® citylab

LEGO® citylab

A world of bricks, electronics and robotics all by LEGO®, for a workshop dedicated to children and enthusiasts of all ages! Date and times Thursday 5 October:  09:00-10:00; 10:15-11:15; 11:30-12:30; 14:30-15:30 Friday 6 October:  09:00-10:00; 10:15-11:15; 11:30-12:30;...
Digital citizens: a law against cyberbullying

Digital citizens: a law against cyberbullying

On 18 June 2017, a law came into force to protect victims of cyber-bullying. Together with Senator Elena Ferrara, the first signatory of the law and teacher of a child from Novara who committed suicide due to cyber-bullying four years ago, we will discuss the delicate...
Don’t open that door : the dark side of social networks

Don’t open that door : the dark side of social networks

Insults, discrimination of all kinds, misogyny, instigation of violence, homophobia, racist and anti-scientific fake news, revenge porn. This avalanche of filth appears to be set off by the idea that the Internet is a free zone, a Far Web where there are no rules,...
Made in a Fab Lab: Exhibition

Made in a Fab Lab: Exhibition

Made in a Fab Lab Experience brings locally produced global design to Internet Festival, with an immersive experience in the creation of finished products using digital manufacturing techniques. In this exhibition, visitors will be able to see all the consumer...
Made in a Fab Lab Experience #3: Personal Automation

Made in a Fab Lab Experience #3: Personal Automation

Made in a Fab Lab Experience brings locally produced global design to Internet Festival, with an immersive experience in the creation of finished products using digital manufacturing techniques. In this workshop, we will be creating consumer electronics (such as MP3...
Made in a Fab Lab Experience #2: Wearable Technology

Made in a Fab Lab Experience #2: Wearable Technology

Made in a Fab Lab Experience brings locally produced global design to Internet Festival, with an immersive experience in the creation of finished products using digital manufacturing techniques. In this workshop, we will be creating portable consumer products (such as...
Made in a Fab Lab Experience #1: Consumer Electronics

Made in a Fab Lab Experience #1: Consumer Electronics

Made in a Fab Lab Experience brings locally produced global design to Internet Festival, with an immersive experience in the creation of finished products using digital manufacturing techniques. In this workshop, we will be creating personal automation consumer...
The approach to wine and the sense of beauty

The approach to wine and the sense of beauty

Everything starts from a correct approach to wine. In order to do this, we need to start with ourselves, our sensitivity and ability to use it. Wine is food for the spirit. Wine is a form of art. But it would be a mistake to believe it stops there. Wine is wonderful...
Food Instagram Marketing: what makes a winning advert?

Food Instagram Marketing: what makes a winning advert?

Brand Awareness and Brand Identity. Two sides of the same coin. How do you get on the same wavelength as users, by getting them involved on Instagram with pictures of food? Recognition, style, and interaction with competitors. Hashtags, live interviews, stories and...
Accènti on Air

Accènti on Air

Giovanisì, the Tuscany Region project to promote the autonomy of young people, steps on stage with a show set in a web radio. “Accènti on air”, written by the Straligut company, promoted in collaboration with Tuscany Foundation Show and funded by the POR...
Making illusions

Making illusions

This activity is linked to the topics of visual perception, in which participants will get the chance to gain a better understanding of their own perceptive system and learn how the world can be seen in various ways. The experiments will involve optical illusions and...
Making illusions

Making illusions

This activity is linked to the topics of visual perception, in which participants will get the chance to gain a better understanding of their own perceptive system and learn how the world can be seen in various ways. The experiments will involve optical illusions and...
How to learn from videogames

How to learn from videogames

With the power and impact it has on individuals and groups, and the ability to generate and manipulate strong and different emotions, gaming can be a powerful educational tool! We will explore these aspects together and learn to use the “hero’s...
How to learn from videogames

How to learn from videogames

With the power and impact it has on individuals and groups, and the ability to generate and manipulate strong and different emotions, gaming can be a powerful educational tool! We will explore these aspects together and learn to use the “hero’s...
Don’t open that door: Hunting the digital predator

Don’t open that door: Hunting the digital predator

“Hunting the digital predator” is an interesting case study developed to raise awareness of the risks of the internet, as well as being an educational and entertaining tool offering participants fun and fundamental technical and investigative concepts. The...
What kids won’t say, but will post

What kids won’t say, but will post

Why and how do digital natives use social networks and technology as a means of communication, what are the capabilities and limitations of these media, and what are the interpretations and implications for the adult world? Conversations about the meaning and use that...
Don’t open that door: how to destroy your life online

Don’t open that door: how to destroy your life online

The internet is a place of incredible opportunities and endless possibilities, but also an environment that we were not “born” in, and where you need to understand some basic dynamics to prevent it turning into a hostile place, bearing in mind that the...
Don’t open that door: how to destroy your life online

Don’t open that door: how to destroy your life online

The internet is a place of incredible opportunities and endless possibilities, but also an environment that we were not “born” in, and where you need to understand some basic dynamics to prevent it turning into a hostile place, bearing in mind that the...
Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for adults

Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for adults

Meeting Chinese language for adults citizens of the world in the digital age: a window to discover the sounds and secrets of a melodious language, offering a different interpretation of contemporary China including the rich resources on the internet. Date and times...
Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for adults

Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for adults

Meeting Chinese language for adults citizens of the world in the digital age: a window to discover the sounds and secrets of a melodious language, offering a different interpretation of contemporary China including the rich resources on the internet. Date and times...
Soft circuits

Soft circuits

Using a special type of salty dough, we can build electronic sculptures that light up, move and make sounds. The salt lets the electricity pass through the colourful shapes made by the young scientists, creating a way in to introduce electricity in a fun and tangible...
Soft circuits

Soft circuits

Using a special type of salty dough, we can build electronic sculptures that light up, move and make sounds. The salt lets the electricity pass through the colourful shapes made by the young scientists, creating a way in to introduce electricity in a fun and tangible...
Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for children

Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for children

Meeting Chinese language for children, future citizens of the world in the digital age: a window to discover the sounds and secrets of a melodious language, offering a different interpretation of contemporary China including the rich resources on the internet. Date...
Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for children

Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for children

Meeting Chinese language for children, future citizens of the world in the digital age: a window to discover the sounds and secrets of a melodious language, offering a different interpretation of contemporary China including the rich resources on the internet. Date...
Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for children

Wŏ ài nĭ (I love you) An introduction to Chinese for children

Meeting Chinese language for children, future citizens of the world in the digital age: a window to discover the sounds and secrets of a melodious language, offering a different interpretation of contemporary China including the rich resources on the internet. Date...
Pisa CoderDojo Unplugged

Pisa CoderDojo Unplugged

Is it possible to write computer programs without a computer? Yes! If you are between 6 and 18 and would like to become a coding Ninja, join the Pisa CoderDojo mentors for a computer-free programming event. Date and times Friday 6 October:  09:00-10:30; 11:00-12:30...
Social media: hate and intelligence

Social media: hate and intelligence

In this workshop will demonstrate the main techniques of Cyber Intelligence, in particular how Social Media and data collected by Social Media Intelligence are used to prevent crime and protect society. These instruments can be used to monitor the social fabric,...
Inforischio

Inforischio

The Civil Protection app for the province of Lucca: active participation of citizens before, during and after an event. Date and times Thursday 5 October:  11:30-12:30 The event is free and freely accessible until exhaustion. Booking is compulsory for schools and...
#Nicolosicura

#Nicolosicura

A new Civil Protection platform has been set up on Mount Etna to inform citizens about the various risks in the area. The platform will include an app and other tools, with geo-referenced maps and active citizen engagement. The result offers a possible model for...
No more missing persons

No more missing persons

Trackers for hikers and Civil Protection: a pocket-sized, low cost and low maintenance device that works independently from telephone networks has recently become available in Italy, and could be a great help to rescuers in the case of missing persons or emergencies...
Weather and Climate

Weather and Climate

Weather and climate are two different, yet related concepts. Climate: what are the differences? How do you measure and communicate to the world how much CO2 there is in the atmosphere? Weather: how does a Civil Protection warning come about, and how is the risk...
Earthquakes and Tsunamis: does the early warning system work?

Earthquakes and Tsunamis: does the early warning system work?

Technology and experiences in the world, and the case of Italy. Presentation of current projects in Italy to set up an earthquake and tsunami Early Warning Service. Date and times Saturday 7 October:  09:30-11:00 The event is free and freely accessible until...
Cocoa Experience

Cocoa Experience

A journey to the origins of cocoa, its processing and transformation. The laboratory also includes a tasting experience, as follows: cocoa beans, 64% single origin dark chocolate, 72% single origin dark chocolate, 85% single origin dark chocolate, 40% milk chocolate,...
From refuse to art

From refuse to art

The event intends to present the work that went into creating a sculpture out of the scrap materials left over from the previous Internet Festival, re-using and re-evaluating secondary materials (refuse) as a source of ideas, with an educational focus on the theme of...
Restart Party

Restart Party

A Restart Party is a sort of “repair party”, an event that anyone can bring their broken objects to (preferably electric/electronic) and find tutors available to try and repair them. Electric and electronic objects are best, but you can usually find some...
Digital Factchecking: how to find better information online

Digital Factchecking: how to find better information online

The explosion of the “fake news” debate and the “post-truth” era has contributed to bringing to the fore a theme that has long been discussed: the need to educate users to get information online properly. Media and information literacy (MIL,...
Not just Food, but also Web

Not just Food, but also Web

NOTE: The event time is changed compared to the booklet. The correct time is the one here reported. How important is it for those who work in the restaurant business to tell their story? And even more important to use the most effective tools to do so? How can you...
Food Experience: from paper to the web (and back)

Food Experience: from paper to the web (and back)

NOTE: The event time is changed compared to the booklet. The correct time is the one here reported. Eating is no longer just an act of survival, but has become a social gesture to be shared, narrated, and communicated. Something to find out about, looking for the...
The gear: the great war machine

The gear: the great war machine

Through an interactive and participatory activity (gaming), Emergency speakers will show students the “gears” that drive the great war machine. Understanding what lies behind the word war is the first step on the road to abolishing war itself. The aim of...
Cyberbullies on the internet

Cyberbullies on the internet

Videos, live rap music and fun to reflect on the virtual world. A theatrical show designed to raise awareness of the risks of the internet and encourage young people to use the Internet with awareness and responsibility. In fact, the Internet amplifies the way...
Cyberbullies on the internet

Cyberbullies on the internet

Videos, live rap music and fun to reflect on the virtual world. A theatrical show designed to raise awareness of the risks of the internet and encourage young people to use the Internet with awareness and responsibility. In fact, the Internet amplifies the way...
School box: learning with technology

School box: learning with technology

Augmented and virtual reality, robots, holograms, drones and other technological wonders are ready to give a taste of the best ingredient in school: curiosity! This event is aimed at a very diverse target of participants: from nursery schools to parents, from primary...
School box: learning with technology

School box: learning with technology

Augmented and virtual reality, robots, holograms, drones and other technological wonders are ready to give a taste of the best ingredient in school: curiosity! This event is aimed at a very diverse target of participants: from nursery schools to parents, from primary...
School box: learning with technology

School box: learning with technology

Augmented and virtual reality, robots, holograms, drones and other technological wonders are ready to give a taste of the best ingredient in school: curiosity! This event is aimed at a very diverse target of participants: from nursery schools to parents, from primary...
The world of computers

The world of computers

The “world of computers” aims to explain to primary school pupils what computers, which have become essential electronic tools that we use every day, are and how they work. By answering the question “What is a computer?”, and using educational...
The world of computers

The world of computers

The “world of computers” aims to explain to primary school pupils what computers, which have become essential electronic tools that we use every day, are and how they work. By answering the question “What is a computer?”, and using educational...
The world of computers

The world of computers

The “world of computers” aims to explain to primary school pupils what computers, which have become essential electronic tools that we use every day, are and how they work. By answering the question “What is a computer?”, and using educational...
The world of computers

The world of computers

The “world of computers” aims to explain to primary school pupils what computers, which have become essential electronic tools that we use every day, are and how they work. By answering the question “What is a computer?”, and using educational...
Rough drawing course

Rough drawing course

The Rough Drawing course is NOT course on how to draw, but a practical re-education of the way we think about drawing, in which we will develop our own visual language made up of lines, marks and shapes, as a formidable support for thinking and inner...
Rough drawing course

Rough drawing course

The Rough Drawing course is NOT course on how to draw, but a practical re-education of the way we think about drawing, in which we will develop our own visual language made up of lines, marks and shapes, as a formidable support for thinking and inner...
Digital Graphic Recording

Digital Graphic Recording

Graphic Recording is one of the most spectacular activities of Graphic Facilitation…but what is it? The process of recording graphically (with images and words) what is being said during a conference. Discover the tools and processes of visual thinking to...
Digital Graphic Recording

Digital Graphic Recording

Graphic Recording is one of the most spectacular activities of Graphic Facilitation…but what is it? The process of recording graphically (with images and words) what is being said during a conference. Discover the tools and processes of visual thinking to...
Emergency sentiments: the Emergency 24 case

Emergency sentiments: the Emergency 24 case

In situations of danger or emergency, people can give the best or the worst of themselves. We will discuss and experience how social media can be governed by working with Emergenza24’s open protocols, checking and coding information. This workshop will be...
The House has possessed us

The House has possessed us

Our homes are becoming more technological and connected to the Internet every day, through intelligent devices (IoT – internet of things). What could happen if we lose control of these devices? Is there a risk of no longer being able to control the information...
#FutureUniversity

#FutureUniversity

“What do you expect from university?” Read and discuss this topic with other students and readers on the TwLetteratura social reading web app. During the workshop, participants will try out the practice of social reading using the Betwyll web app, which...
#FutureUniversity

#FutureUniversity

“What do you expect from university?” Read and discuss this topic with other students and readers on the TwLetteratura social reading web app. During the workshop, participants will try out the practice of social reading using the Betwyll web app, which...
Pixelsaico

Pixelsaico

In the past, images were made using the mosaic technique; today we do it with coloured dots called pixels. Pixels only come in 3 colours, and they are different depending on whether we are talking about monitors or prints. The audience will get to interact with the...
Pixelsaico

Pixelsaico

In the past, images were made using the mosaic technique; today we do it with coloured dots called pixels. Pixels only come in 3 colours, and they are different depending on whether we are talking about monitors or prints. The audience will get to interact with the...
Pixelsaico

Pixelsaico

In the past, images were made using the mosaic technique; today we do it with coloured dots called pixels. Pixels only come in 3 colours, and they are different depending on whether we are talking about monitors or prints. The audience will get to interact with the...
Pixelsaico

Pixelsaico

In the past, images were made using the mosaic technique; today we do it with coloured dots called pixels. Pixels only come in 3 colours, and they are different depending on whether we are talking about monitors or prints. The audience will get to interact with the...
Funky Fourier

Funky Fourier

How does Shazam work? How does it recognise that tune that we can’t help jigging along to, even in the lift? We will discover how all music can be described through a myriad of harmonics, from the sound of a horn to Gangnam Style. Music has always been a way to...
Funky Fourier

Funky Fourier

How does Shazam work? How does it recognise that tune that we can’t help jigging along to, even in the lift? We will discover how all music can be described through a myriad of harmonics, from the sound of a horn to Gangnam Style. Music has always been a way to...
Funky Fourier

Funky Fourier

How does Shazam work? How does it recognise that tune that we can’t help jigging along to, even in the lift? We will discover how all music can be described through a myriad of harmonics, from the sound of a horn to Gangnam Style. Music has always been a way to...
Funky Fourier

Funky Fourier

How does Shazam work? How does it recognise that tune that we can’t help jigging along to, even in the lift? We will discover how all music can be described through a myriad of harmonics, from the sound of a horn to Gangnam Style. Music has always been a way to...
From online hate to #happydebating

From online hate to #happydebating

Internet hate phenomena are becoming a daily occurrence. How can we recognise them? How can we deal with them? Presenting the “happy dispute” model to create a new way of looking at online communications, teaching the ability to agree to disagree. This...
From online hate to #happydebating

From online hate to #happydebating

Internet hate phenomena are becoming a daily occurrence. How can we recognise them? How can we deal with them? Presenting the “happy dispute” model to create a new way of looking at online communications, teaching the ability to agree to disagree. This...