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Digital: Operating Instructions

With Pirelli We Learn to... DIGITISE

Today’s ongoing digital transformation processes involve many aspects of our daily lives. Pirelli has always embraced technological innovation and was very quick to focus on the potential of the digital world, rapidly transforming all areas of the company: from the factories to the continuous training of employees, to the products themselves and customer relations.

ACTIVITY OVERVIEW
Photographs, films, sketches, technical documents and video installations will all help us follow the main technological innovations that Pirelli has introduced over the years. The students will learn about patents, from those for the first tyres to Pirelli’s current Cyber Tyre, which communicates with the vehicle’s electronics for enhanced road safety. They will find out about driving simulators for virtual tyre testing for any model of car, in any road condition, as well as about the Next MIRS robotic line in Pirelli’s automated, connected and increasingly environmentally friendly factories. Taking inspiration from the programming codes that enable digital systems to function, the students will then build a robot of their own and program and operate it.

OBJECTIVES
The aim is to explain the importance and potential of digital transformations, which must always give top priority to human wellbeing and environmental considerations. The course also aims to promote digital skills among students, empowering them to engage actively and critically with computer programming and computational thinking in order to learn to interact actively and critically with technology.

This course will be in the form of a single in-person meeting.

Pirelli Foundation Educational Courses

'Digital: Operating Instructions' For the day: 11 aprile 2019


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From Track to Road

With Pirelli We Learn to... EXPERIMENT

Creating high-quality tyres requires extensive research and experimentation. Races on two and four wheels are a crucial open-air testing ground for Pirelli for the development of the models that we use every day on our roads. In cycling, motorcycling and car races, tyres are pushed to their absolute limit on the most demanding tracks in the world and in every imaginable weather condition. The technology gleaned from the track is transferred to the road, bringing comfort, safety and sustainability, along with advanced design and production processes.

ACTIVITY OVERVIEW
The course will start with words, a brief lexicon of the world of racing and rubber. This will take us through more than a century of racing, from the international Peking to Paris Motor Race in 1907 to the latest generations of Formula 1 tyres, taking in the most exciting stories of male and female drivers, from Juan Manuel Fangio to Maria Teresa de Filippis. The visit to the Pirelli Foundation, which is also home to the Historical Archive, will help the students learn about the company’s history of innovation and technological advancements. But also of team work between technicians, workers and engineers in the laboratories and in Pirelli factories around the world, in the technological centres where people work with innovative robotic machines. The students, divided into groups, will build, program and operate a small Formula 1 car.

OBJECTIVES
The course aims to highlight the importance of research and experimentation in order to bring innovation to any field of human knowledge and action. Assisted also by the practical activities, the students will strengthen their teamwork abilities and find out about the world of robotics and coding.

The course will be in the form of an in-person meeting.

A look at some of the subjects and documents selected for this course

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'From Track to Road' For the day: 11 aprile 2019


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Snapshots of Reality

With Pirelli We Learn to... SEARCH

A company’s historical archive is a treasure trove that can help us unlock the secrets of the past, and that can inspire us to improve our present, and shape our future- Every document and image, when scrutinised and compared with other sources, becomes a story waiting to be told.

ACTIVITY OVERVIEW
We will explore the online pages of the Pirelli Historical Archive with its letters, posters, magazines, films and project designs. And, in particular, we shall delve into the photographic archive: hundreds of thousands of shots in the form of negatives, prints and slides that show us factories, trade fairs, products, people at work and machinery, sporting events and much more besides. The students will work in groups, observing and analysing both older and more recent photographs. Their task will be to form groups and conduct historical research and convey, in their own words and with sound recordings, the “fragments of reality” that have been captured by the photographer’s lens.

OBJECTIVES
This course aims to introduce students to the concept of historical archives and the importance of preserving collective memory. They will also learn to recognise the various types of documents and to search sources in order to carry out scientifically based research online. In particular, they will improve their ability to interpret a photograph and use it as evidence to investigate and understand historical phenomena.

The course will consist of two online meetings.

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'Snapshots of Reality' For the day: 11 aprile 2019


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Look Up, Write Down

With Pirelli We Learn... STORYTELLING

Pirelli places a strong emphasis on the joy of reading and on its importance for learning. The Pirelli Foundation actively supports a number of initiatives to promote books, such as the opening of libraries for employees and their families at its Milan headquarters and at its factories in Bollate and Settimo Torinese. Another is the Premio Campiello Junior, a literature and poetry competition for young people, organised in collaboration with the Fondazione Il Campiello. The aim of the event is to promote a love of literature among the young.

ACTIVITY OVERVIEW
One way to inspire others to read is through book reviews. The students will explore some of the great stories featured in Pirelli magazine, dating from 1948 to 1972, and in the current Pirelli World magazine, written by renowned Italian and international writers. They will also read excerpts from works nominated for the Premio Campiello to learn the art of book and story reviews, using both traditional approaches and the latest digital methods. Like true book bloggers, they will then try their hand at creating a short video, summarising and providing their personal commentary to inform and captivate.

OBJECTIVES
This course aims to foster a passion for reading among the young, introducing them to new authors and literary forms linked to the world of business. The students will also be able to improve their recapitulation, writing and communication skills.

The course will consist of two meetings. It will be possible to agree to have the event entirely online or to have the first of the two events in person, depending on availability.

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'Look Up, Write Down' For the day: 11 aprile 2019


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