Inbox hero: Ray Tomlinson, the inventor of email, has died

Ray Tomlinson, the man you can blame for your email overload, died Saturday at 74. The engineer is celebrated for creating the first person-to-person computer messaging service in 1971 over a system that’s the precursor to the modern Internet. Tomlinson also popularized the “@ symbol” for recipient’s addresses because it was the “only preposition on the keyboard.Read the full article