The Passing of a Man Who Forever Changed the World of Communication


Raymond Tomlinson is not a household name. Yet, the majority of households in the country, daily use a method of communication Mr. Tomlinson created in 1971. Email. Mr. Tomlinson will forever be remembered for his invention of email, as we know it today.  Also to his credit, is the way in which emails are communicated to specific addresses – using the @ symbol. Take a moment to read the brief New York Times account of Ray Tomlinson’s life and accomplishments. airwin