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E-mail turns 30

Thirty years ago, a simple message from computer engineer Ray Tomlinson launched a revolution that left some wondering what life was like before e-mail.

Thirty years ago, a simple message from computer engineer Ray Tomlinson launched a revolution in the history of human communications that left some wondering what life was like before e-mail. E-mail has come a long way in 30 years
In 1971 the first electronic message launched a revolution that some compare to the invention of the printing press and the telephone.
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Present at the 'e'-creation
Q&A Thirty years ago, a computer engineer named Ray Tomlinson working for Bolt Beranek and Newman sent the first electronic message. The rest, as they say, is history.
October 10 
How has e-mail affected your life?
CNET News.com queries technology executives, venture capitalists, poets and the White House on the significance of the medium.
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