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And finally...Diamond Jubilee: monarchy and technology in history

From ZDNet UK

“At this time of national rejoicing, one sector remains curiously silent: information technology.

It's long been thought that the British royal family – representing as it does feudalism, anachronism and a deep respect for tradition over modernity – has had little contact with IT and even less interest. This is a shame. The Windsors, like many of their historical antecedents, have been heavily involved with the cutting edge of many technologies – just look at Charles I – and while the public might just note the odd website here, the occasional Twitter feed there, there are many other stories to be told.”

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NCC Weekly News Update 11 June 2012



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