Mario Tchou

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Mario Tchou (1924–1961), was an Italian engineer, of Chinese descent, a pioneer of computer science in Italy. Mario Tchou was an engineer who led a group of scientists from the University of Pisa to invent, in 1959, the Olivetti Elea, Italy's first computer. He was also a professor at Columbia University. He graduated from the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in 1949.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

After the separation form his first wife, he married the artist Elisa Montessori in 1955, and they had two daughters.[9][10]

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  1. ^ "The Chinese who created the first desktop computer". Beyond Thirty-Nine. 2014-05-27. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  2. ^ "Mario Tchou | GIUDITTA PAROLINI". Giudittaparolini.wordpress.com. 2015-03-08. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  3. ^ "Reflections on the History of Computing: Preserving Memories and Sharing Stories". Books.google.com. 2012-11-28. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  4. ^ "ePoly Briefs Home". Archive.poly.edu. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  5. ^ "Olivetti Elea 9003: Between Scientific Research and Computer Business" (PDF). Download.springer.com. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  6. ^ "Make In Italy | Stories | P101". Makeinitaly.foundation. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  7. ^ Editor's note. "CARLO DE BENEDETTI : "IF THE COURAGEOUS CAPTAINS ARE COLANINNO AND TRONCHETTI PROVERA, I PREFER THE STATE HOLDINGS." – 2 ". COLANINNO USED THE OLIVETTI CASH TO START THE DESTRUCTION OF TELECOM AND THEN ACHIEVED WITH GREAT INTENSITY AND iNABILITY TO TRONCHETTI PROVERA"- 3." FOR THE US ESTABLISHMENT CUCCIA AND VALLETTA, WERE THE PERSONS OF REFERENCE FOR AFFAIRS IN ITALY "- 4." MARIO TCHOU, WHO INVENTED MORE EVEN BEFORE IBM THE GREATEST COMPUTER IN THE WORLD, NAMED "THE ELEA", FOR ADRIANO OLIVETTI WAS KILLED BY U.S. INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES ". | GeoIntel.Blog.4.Italian/SMEs". Geointelblog4italianpmi.com. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  8. ^ "Olivetti's Artful Breakthroughs". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  9. ^ "Unsung Chinese engineer behind first desktop". South China Morning Post. August 14, 2011. Retrieved March 9, 2018.
  10. ^ Parolini, Giuditta. MARIO TCHOU. Ricerca e sviluppo per l’elettronica Olivetti (pdf) (in Italian). p. 9.

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