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Sunday March 26 will be a special anniversary: 87 years ago Guglielmo Marconi, aboard the Elettra ship anchored in thePortofino bay, switched on the lights of the Sydney Expo!
I’ve been in Portofino a million times but I never noticed the memorial plaque of that day on the side wall of the St. George Church.
It was 1930 and 22,000 kilometers away, just “pushing a button” (by radio signal) Marconi turned on the lights of the town hall of Sidney.
Another amazing thing? There is an original video of that day:
On Sunday, at least for a moment, let’s try to remember how “miraculous” technology is and all the people who made it possible!