Monday, March 7, 2016

e-mail inventor Ray Tomlinson passes away at 74

Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of email and the man who picked the @ symbol for addresses, passed away at the age of 74 in Washington on 6th March 2016. Tomlinson invented direct electronic messages between users on different machines on a certain network in 1971. Before that, users could only write messages to others using the same computer. 


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