Fortieth Anniversary of First Successful Email

All it took was a "fridge-sized" computer with tiny core memory allowing between 16 and 64 kilowords:

"The contents of the first email transmission have long since been forgotten; in a FAQ on his website, the sender, Ray Tomlinson (who sent the message between two computers located side-by-side) claims that the contents were 'entirely forgettable, and I have, therefore, forgotten them', and speculates that the message was most likely 'QWERTYUIOP' or something similar."

Read more on this first successful email transmission.

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