Humanity and Progress: Olivetti S.p.A.

Humanity and Progress: Olivetti S.p.A.


Sun, Mar 3, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Dorothea's House
120 John St, Princeton, NJ, 08540

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Long before Microsoft and Apple, when computers were big expensive machines largely unknown to the general public, Olivetti industries presented the world’s first desktop computer. Andrea Capra, a scholar with Princeton University’s Society of Fellows, will delve into the captivating history of Olivetti S.p.A., highlighting its influence on global technology manufacturing and its unique business model. Participants are encouraged to bring refreshments to share at a post-program reception.