AICA is the italian association whose activity focuses on informatics and automatic computation. A nonprofit association led by ITC experts, AICA's mission is spreading the digital culture as a fundamental action for the progress of society. AICA's website presents information, stories and projects. In the section dedicated to history of informatics in Italy, you can find an interesting text written by Antonio Lanza, the director of SISSA's Information Technology and Computing Services. In this article, Dr. Lanza tells the story of scientific computation at SISSA, from the first computer bought in 1982 to the most recent acquirement, the supercomputer “Ulysses”.
Read the article (in Italian)