E-Talian

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Exploring Italy's industrial and manufacturing heritage.



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Just one post thus far in 2019.I really need to step up my game.I just finished reading a 715 page book on World War I and decided to post a couple of Italian pistols.First up, the Bodeo 1889 Model.And the 'over-engineered' Glisenti 1910.Hopefully I'...

My first post of 2019. I know, I really need to be more involved and energetic. But procrastination is a problem. It's not like I get paid for any of this. Heck, Google even kicked me off some payment thing they had. Plus all these regulatory notices...

Happy New Year!

on Dec 30, 2018

And belated Merry Christmas.While I'm at it Happy Holidays!Nothing like talking into the wind. No one reads this blog but I'll keep going in 2019.

Just some random companies in Italy I came across.Cognetex is another company focused in machinery (spinning wheels, twisting machines) all too common in Italy. Video on Vimeo.Fadis is another focused on bobbins (spindles).The Arioli group focus...

Ever wonder what hydrofoils are?Well?Here you go:The hydrofoil was invented by Enrico Forlanini. In 1877, he also invented a helicopter powered by a steam engine. While we're at it, Italians also had a hand in the development of the typewri...

It's not surprising that an industrious and  engineering country like Italy also produces talent to manipulate such mechanical creations.As pointed out throughout the years on this blog, Italy manages to fuse both human and constructive (industr...

"Representatives of leading Italian and Australian science institutions met in Perth yesterday to formally enter into a partnership to take the next steps toward the world's largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).The Italian National Ins...