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Text Messaging Turns 20. Read An SMS-Based Interview With Its Father

Text Messaging was ‘born’ 20 years ago, in early December, 1992, when the first message was sent in the UK. To celebrate this monumental, technical/cultural event the BBC tracked down Matti Makkonen, the ‘father’ of SMS. He agreed to an interview – which of course was conducted via text message.

An Interview With The Father Of SMS

You can read the entire interview at the BBC.


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December 3rd, 2012 at 12:26 pm

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