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Vienna: Desktop computer

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With the Olivetti Programma 101, an affordable, "small" computer hit the market, making it for the first time possible for engineering offices to accomplish smaller calculations and save processes completely on their own. The in-house programs were stored on magnetic cards. The already installed memory device had a capacity of about 240 byte. Many name the P 101 to be the first personal computer (…