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Yahoo, Aol, Verizon: Happy Birthday Email. A love letter.
Yahoo/Aol/Verizon just posted another brilliant blog:
By Marcel Becker, Sr Director Product ManagementThe first ever email sent over a network – the beginning of email as we use it today – was sent 50 years ago, in October 1971 by MIT graduate Ray Tomlinson.Ray Tomlinson (April 23, 1941 – March 5, 2016) introduced the convention of the ‘@’ symbol to identify a message recipient on a remote computer system, and using this ‘@’ symbol format, Ray was the first person to send an email between two computers.Ray sent the first email to himself, with the email travelling 10 feet between two computers he was testing on in a building in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ray has stated when interviewed that the first email was “something like QWERTYUIOP”.Creating email was a side project at work for Ray, and when he showed email to another employee for the first time, he reportedly said: “Don’t tell anyone! This isn’t what we’re…
Read more here: Happy Birthday Email. A love letter.
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