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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