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#11 Did Errol Morris' Brother Invent Email?

January 28, 2015

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Show Notes

There was a lot that Errol Morris never knew about his brilliant, distant older brother Noel. Decades after Noel's death, Errol read an internet comment that said his brother had invented email. So he launched an investigation to find out if it was true.

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Further Reading:


Errol Morris' several part exploration of his brother's place in the history of email.

Some postings that Errol Morris found on the internet eulogizing his brother.

Tom Van Vleck's "History of Electronic Mail."

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