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[ih] The Atlantic on Email

Joly MacFie wrote:
> The computer engineer Raymond Tomlinson sent the first email in 1971. He can?t remember what it said, but people keep asking him anyway. ?It was completely ephemeral, so any trace of it is gone,? he said. ?There may be a machine that has some memory that was hooked up at the time, but you?d never be able to find it.?

Just in case someone missed the news, Raymond Tomlinson passed away two days ago.

- Alessandro Ranellucci