Not everybody loves Raymond

Yesterday, the internet was abuzz with the death of a certain Raymond ‘Ray’ Tomlinson, who major papers such as The Guardian, The New York Times and Fortune cited as the founder/inventor of email.

(Left) Shiva Ayyadurai and (right) Ray Tomlinson

Gmail, google’s electronic mail software, paid tribute on Twitter acknowledging him “for inventing email and putting the @ sign on the map.”