Global Learning Adventures in Port Sagunto, Valencia, Spain. Blast Furnace Nº.2 is the only surviving blast furnace tower of the three that were in operation at the height of the steel industry’s activity in Puerto de Sagunto. The structure, which is 64 metres high, was built in 1922 and rebuilt in the 1960s. Operating at 1000 degrees centigrade, it was used to create the steel and iron that was employed in the large construction projects of the 20th-century, such as the building known as the “finca de hierro” in Valencia, the Windsor building in Madrid, the Telefonica building in Seville and the Seat factory in Barcelona. Following its restoration, it received the Europa Nostra 2012 (European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage) Award. Visitors to the furnace tower can discover how it worked and find out about the steel-making industry that gave rise to the Port of Sagunto. (http://www.valenciaturisme.org/en/municipio/sagunto)
Video Link: https://youtu.be/rTy_OXkqMPw
Keywords: Steel Industry, Supply Chain, Logistics, International Business
This year’s TEDWomen in New Orleans was a truly special conference, at a vital moment, and I’m sure the ripples will be felt for a long time to come. The theme this year was bridges: we build them, we cross them, sometimes we even burn them. Our speakers talked about the physical bridges we need…
via Brand-new TED Talks from TEDWomen 2017: A note from the curator — TED Blog
Some very interesting facts about the Digital World, the Information Technology Evolution and the changes in society.
The digital world has experienced spectacular growth in the last years with exponential technology advances like robotics, internet of things, Smart cars, Smart cities, artificial intelligence or quantum computing. The challenge for people, the society, governments and businesses is to face the implications of digital change.
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Algunos datos muy interesantes sobre el Mundo Digital, la Evolución de la Tecnología de la Información y los cambios en la sociedad.
Music: Ahrix – Nova
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How Are You Helping Your Students Become Global Citizens?A globally competent student is one who can investigate the world, weigh perspectives, interact with diverse audiences, and take action.
Source: How Are You Helping Your Students Become Global Citizens? | Edutopia
How can you study Mars without a spaceship? Head to the most Martian place on Earth — the Atacama Desert in Chile. Astrobiologist Armando Azua-Bustos grew up in this vast, arid landscape and now studies the rare life forms that have adapted to survive there, some in areas with no reported rainfall for the past 400 years. Explore the possibility of finding life elsewhere in the universe without leaving the planet with this quick, funny talk.Watch also animated video about a “Drone-based Medical Delivery System” after his talk.