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Vintage Geek: What The Heck Is Electronic Mail?

I can't even begin to imagine what my life would be like without e-mail - and yes, there was a time when this electronic communication medium didn't exist. Check out today's vintage geek featured on TechEBlog. Taken from a magazine, this 1977 ad from Honeywell takes a stab at defining "electronic mail" in the best of ways. "Your mailbox is the terminal on your desk. Punch a key and today's correspondence and messages are displayed instantly" This sounds like one of the semi-annual conversations I have with my parents.

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andiself andiself 9 years
Priceless, I'm sending this link to all the IT guys at work.
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
:rotfl: I'm so glad we've come out of the stone age.
guineapiggin9 guineapiggin9 9 years
I have no clue wat it is, but it looks PRETTY complicated...:rotfl:...jk
jhuck jhuck 9 years
Hold to find out about electronic mail you have to call or write a letter for information?
Geek-Aspartame Geek-Aspartame 9 years
Way to dig through the annals of history. Nice work.
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