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Email Inventor Says Texting & Chat Have Killed the Art of Letter Writing

  • , Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:40 AM
V A Shiva Ayyadurai, the inventor of email, claims that chatting and texting have killed the art of letter writing, but contends that email is the electronic form of letter writing. "Email has explosively supported the growth of letter writing globally," he told NDTV. "Today, unlike some decades ago, where penning letters was limited to a few who could afford education, billions are now writing letters, in electronic form, as never before - albeit, we can argue about the quality of writing - but regardless, more people, than ever before, are participating in the written word."

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