Tribute to Ray Tomlinson, the Inventor of Email (1941–2016)

Tribute to Ray Tomlinson, the Inventor of Email (1941–2016)

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After inventing email, he demonstrated it for a colleague and famously said, “Don't tell anyone! This isn't what we're supposed to be working on.” Rest @ Peace...

Ray Tomlinson, considered to be the godfather of email, has died, according to his employer, Raytheon Company. He was 74. "A true technology pioneer, Ray was the man who brought us email in the early days of networked computers," Raytheon spokesman Mike Doble said in a statement. Doble said Tomlinson died on Saturday morning but he…

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