This Friday, October 24, ICTP’s SciFabLab will celebrate the history, present, and future of Italian innovation with a special event open to the public

The programme will begin with an exhibit of “Olivetti Programma 101,” the world’s first desktop computer, at the SciFabLab in the Enrico Fermi building from 10:00 to noon.  Giovanni de Sandre and Gastone Garziera, the two remaining members of the team of four Olivetti engineers who designed and built this revolutionary machine first produced in 1965, will be present.