Happy birthday smiley :)


“At 11:44 a.m. on September 19, 1982, a man named Scott Fahlman posted a message to an electronic computer-science department bulletin board at Carnegie Mellon University. And with that simple action he did something wonderful: He became the individual who would later be credited as the inventor of :-), an ASCII-based emoticon.”

Read the full story @ http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/09/19/7839967-29-years-ago-a-smiley-was-born


AMB

Comments (1)

  1. Thanks for the post Ahmet.

    Used the smiley thousands of times but dint knew it's origin. Feels good knowing it's origins 🙂

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