The Documentary

PROGRAMMA 101 – Memory of the Future by Alessandro Bernard and Paolo Ceretto.

October 4, 1965 – The New York Times publishes an article entitled: The World’s First Desk-top Computer. At the New York World’s Fair, the Italian company Olivetti unveils Programma 101. It turns out to become the greatest revolution of the contemporary age. We follow the amazing story of the rise and fall of its inventors, explore the social context with top experts, and recount the birth of an idea for the future that has become our present: a computer on every desk.

Read online book about 101′s tale by Piergiorgio Perotto

See an illustrated history of computers timeline

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