50 Years of the First E-mail - Set
50 Years of the First E-mail - Set for only GBP £0.83
In 1971, Ray Tomlinson from the firm BBN was working with other members of staff to set up a data transmission system for the United States Department of Defence. Whilst doing so, he discovered a way of sending a file from one computer to a user on another computer. The recipient was able to read the file, save it, change it and send it back again.