Education and Technology

SMS inventor reflects on 20th anniversary of text messaging … in an SMS interview

Education and Technology

SMS inventor reflects on 20th anniversary of text messaging … in an SMS interview

The “Father of SMS” (aka text messages) recently participated in an interview with the BBC to celebrate the communication’s 20th anniversary. While the first text message was sent Dec. 3, 1992, Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen first conceived of the idea eight years earlier. He rarely conducts interviews, but the BBC was able to ask him questions using SMS, which made for an interesting style for an interview.

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