Ray Tomlinson

Raymond Samuel Tomlinson (April 23, 1941 – March 5, 2016) was a pioneering American computer programmer who implemented the first email program on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971; he is internationally known and credited as the inventor of email. Continue reading

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

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

Internet Host Providers Exceed 1,000

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

A Total Internet crash

Because of a status-message virus that was accidentally propagated throughout the network on October 27, 1980, when the ARPANET (the U.S. Department of Defense’s prototype Internet) came to a complete halt, thus becoming the first total Internet crash. Continue reading

Internet hosts exceeded 1,000,000

Thats right in 1992, the number of Internet hosts exceeded 1,000,000 Continue reading

100 million people connected to the Internet

In 1997 the internet had 100 million people connected to it. Continue reading

Canada starts Digital Wireless Cable TV

This cable TV is digital and totally wireless, employing no ground wires, but instead uses a satellite network. Continue reading

Internet hosts exceeded 10,000

1987 was the year of which Internet hosts exceeded 10,000 Continue reading