The Evolution of Email [Infographic]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on May 17th, 2011

Over the last 40 years email has evolved quite a bit; take a peek at this infographic to chart significant milestones in the history of email.

Provided by the Microsoft Outlook team, the above infographic does a solid job highlighting key moments in email history. As we get closer to the present, however, you have to take it with a grain of salt as it becomes a little Microsoft-centric given the origin of the image.

Evolution of Email [via MakeUseOf]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 05/17/11
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