Thanks, Ray Tomlinson

Thanks, Ray Tomlinson

Ray Tomlinson, the man that chose the @ symbol that turned electronic mail from a mass message board to an addressable identity, passed away this week at the age of 74.

That’s why we’re taking this episode to explore the impact of that @ symbol and that it makes possible and say ‘Thanks.’

 

Ray Tomlinson, who sent the first e-mail, has died – The Economist 

The Founder of Email, Ray Tomlinson, Dies – Fortune 

Ray Tomlinson, Inventor Of Modern Email, Dies – NPR