Different strands woven together by one simple method of communication.
When Ray Tomlinson sent a short electronic burst of data 30 years ago,
he couldn't have imagined he was
sparking off an explosion.
Today, email has spawned a revolution in communication, a whole new
language and a generation that
simply can't do without it. It has also shrunk the world like nothing
Over the next couple of days, all we want to do is talk about email: the
myths it engenders, the
possibilities it presents us, its advantages and disadvantages, and
emerging technologies all set to
change its face completely in the near future.
Here's to the next 30 years.