If you logged onto the internet circa 1997, chances are you heard this guy, Elwood Edwards, greet you with a warm “Welcome! You’ve got mail.” Edwards scored his place in internet history back in 1989, after submitting a handful of recorded phrases to a company that would soon be known as America Online. Thirty years and hundreds of millions of logins later, the rest is history.
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