With the passing of Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of modern email and the @ symbol, we’d like to thank him for creating our favorite communication medium and reflect on how it’s evolved over the past 45 years.
Prior to 1971, email existed in a limited format. Users could only share messages between people on the same limited network. However, in 1971, Tomlinson, who worked in Boston at Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, took it to the next level. He conceived the method of sending messages across a network, and introduced the @ symbol to allow messages to be…
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