Hiawatha Bray

Columnist

Tech reporter for Boston Globe and author of You Are There, a book on the science of location

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In 1971, a computer engineer named Ray Tomlinson sent what is thought to be the first e-mail message...to   himself  .  The word “Internet” had yet to be coined, and computers were the…

Remembering Ray Tomlinson, the Man Who Put the @ in Email

In 1971, a computer engineer named Ray Tomlinson sent what is thought to be the first e-mail message...to himself .  The word “Internet” had yet to be coined, and computers were the…

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