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Piero SCARUFFI Scientist and Author; Head, Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) Program, San Francisco


Studies of Mathematics, University of Torino 1983 Relocated to California to work on Arpanet/Internet and object-oriented technologies, Olivetti Advanced Technology Center (ATC), Cupertino 1983 Developed an e-mail system for a Unix-like operating system 1984 Worked on the first implementation of Smalltalk for a PC 1985 Founded Olivetti's Artificial Intelligence Center lectured on Artificial Intelligence in Italy, South America and the USA; visiting scholar at Harvard and Stanford University 2008 Start of the the Leonardo Art Science Evenings (LASERs)