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Ray Tomlinson, inventor of modern email, dies

By learninmypc
Mar 6, 2016
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  1. Raymond Tomlinson, the inventor of modern email and a technological leader, died Saturday.

    Raytheon Co., his employer, confirmed his death; the details were not immediately available.

    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. read more
     
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,550   +2,894

  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,590   +335

  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,550   +2,894

    Not a correction, informative instead. (y)
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,590   +335

  6. HiImTim

    HiImTim TS Enthusiast Posts: 31   +6

    I wonder who invented the first spam email? :)
     
  7. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,590   +335

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