Gordon Matthews, the inventor of the voice mail system has died. If you would like to know about his 65 years of life, press or say 1.
If you would like to know about how he created the Voice Messaging System in 1974, press or say 2.
To learn about his company ECS Telecommunications and the internal phone system he created for 3M, his first major client, press or say 3.
To hear how he loathed today’s “voice-mail jail” of labyrinthine options leading only to more recordings and never being able to speak with a real person, press or play 4.
To re-read this obituary, press or say 5, or stay in your seat and someone will be with you eventually.