ARPANET Sends the First Electronic Mail Message

The second ARPANET email message using the @ ("at") sign was sent by computer engineer, Ray Tomlinson at BBN Technologies Continue reading

First Electronic Mail Message Sent

The first electronic mail message was sent by Ray Tomlinson to himself as a test of the ARPANET's messaging capabilities Continue reading

Treatise on Computer Theory

English mathematician and computing pioneer Alan Mathison Turing published the computer theory, On Computable Numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem in 1937. Continue reading

Guide to Email Etiquette

Guide to E-mail Etiquette was written by Bernie Greenberg of Symbolics Incorporated, located in Woburn, MA, USA on April 11, 1984. Continue reading

Worldwide Computer Ownership in 1990

Worldwide personal computer ownership exceeded 100,000,000 in 1990 or 93% of total computer usage. Continue reading

Introduction of the Dot Matrix Printer

Seiko introduced the dot-matrix printer during the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading

Internet Host Providers Exceed 1,000

Internet host providers exceeds 1,000 in 1984. Continue reading

Osborne 1 was First Portable Personal Business Computer

Osborne Computer Corporation, founded by British Entrepreneur Adam Osborne developed the Osborne 1, Continue reading

Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal (/pæˈskæl, pɑːˈskɑːl/; French: [blɛz paskal]; 19 June 1623 – 19 August 1662) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian. Continue reading

Pascaline was the First Practical Adding Machine

The first practical adding machine, the Pascaline was invented by Blaise Pascal, a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist in 1642. Continue reading