The Programma 101 is considered the first personal computer in history. Developed by Olivetti between 1962 and 1964, it was designed as a desktop calculator. It could perform the four elementary operations, the square root and it could be programmed. It was created by Pier Giorgio Perotto and was presented in New York in 1965. 44,000 units were produced for the U.S. market. Its design by Mario Bellini won the Industrial Design Award.


  • Title: Programma 101
  • Type: Engineering

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