Sunday, March 06, 2016

Ray Tomlinson, R. I. P.

Creator of modern email, Ray Tomlinson, dies at 74: Email existed in a limited capacity before Tomlinson in that electronic messages could be shared amid multiple people within a limited framework. But until his invention in 1971 of the first network person-to-person email there was no way to send something to a specific person at a specific address.

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