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Jordi Planas Manzano
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935 JLP-4
Porsche 935 Turbo JLP-4 by Rosario Liberti Photography

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The Map of Mathematics
The entire field of mathematics summarised in a single map! This shows how pure mathematics and applied mathematics relate to each other and all of the sub-topics they are made from. [ Video ]

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Forget from nano to geo! Jordi Planas says the sky is the limit! I had the pleasure of sharing a breakfast with +Jordi Planas Manzano and +Joan Batet. We met during one of those events they both call TED, in catalan, *T*remendos *E*smorzars del *D*issabte (literally, terrific Saturday brunch). Jordi started working in the 70's assembling magnetic random access memories.

The adventures of this truly old-school entrepreneur brought Jordi to work by and for IBM, Data General, Wang, ICL, Control Data Corporation, Burroughs (the first ATM machines that reached Spain!), NCR, Univac, Honeywell Bull y Textronics and, finally, invited to participate in the design of the Space Shuttle in the second half of the 70's.

Jordi is now curating a blog reviewing those past times of the epic days of space exploration. It is in spanish but you can get google translate to turn it into any language nowadays. It is definitely worth the view and the read (about 8 mins). Follow this link: jordi.planas.cat/2008/11/mis-especiales-aventuras-espaciales.html

In the next posts, we will review the adventures of the other breakfast pal, inventor and world explorer +Joan Batet crossing the Sahara desert by car and how he realized that the metals of the car were distorting the magnetic compass. Back in those days, without GPS, the magnetic perturbation of a metal could mean live or death.


Thanks for visiting Magnets Solve Problems,

Xavi


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Forget from nano to geo! Jordi Planas says the sky is the limit! I had the pleasure of sharing a breakfast with +Jordi Planas Manzano and +Joan Batet. We met during one of those events they both call TED, in catalan, *T*remendos *E*smorzars del *D*issabte (literally, terrific Saturday brunch). Jordi started working in the 70's assembling magnetic random access memories.

The adventures of this truly old-school entrepreneur brought Jordi to work by and for IBM, Data General, Wang, ICL, Control Data Corporation, Burroughs (the first ATM machines that reached Spain!), NCR, Univac, Honeywell Bull y Textronics and, finally, invited to participate in the design of the Space Shuttle in the second half of the 70's.

Jordi is now curating a blog reviewing those past times of the epic days of space exploration. It is in spanish but you can get google translate to turn it into any language nowadays. It is definitely worth the view and the read (about 8 mins). Follow this link: jordi.planas.cat/2008/11/mis-especiales-aventuras-espaciales.html

In the next posts, we will review the adventures of the other breakfast pal, inventor and world explorer +Joan Batet crossing the Sahara desert by car and how he realized that the metals of the car were distorting the magnetic compass. Back in those days, without GPS, the magnetic perturbation of a metal could mean live or death.


Thanks for visiting Magnets Solve Problems,

Xavi


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All together, almost...
6 of 7 BA's Concorde aircrafts (1986)

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Avui hem estat arreglant...
Això: Algú veu on és?

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Aletti
Casino Municipal Rotisserie, Chantecler Restaurant, Bar Americain Hotel Aletti, Alger. Imp. La Typo-litho-Alger.

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The first time!
The Rodnen & Otamatea Times WAITEMATA & KAIPARA GAZETTE. PRICE-10s per annum in advance WARKWORTH, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1912. 3 per Copy. Science Notes & News ----o-- - - - - - COAL COMSUMPTION AFFECTING CLIMATE - - - The furnaces of the world are now bu...

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60% of poverty reduction comes from growth


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TEDxTarragona, ja som aquí!
Després de dos edicions de TEDxPlaçadelFòrum hem aconseguit superar les condicions que posàven els controladors del sistema TED i la edició del 2017 ja portarem el nom definitiu al que aspiràvem des de el primer dia. Intentarem estar a l'alçada del nom que ...
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