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Built to last in the internet age

24 February 2020

6:53 PM

24 February 2020

6:53 PM

Peter Kirstein – a creator of the internet and the man who helped Queen Elizabeth hit ‘send’ on her first email way back in 1976 – has died. His death, the result of a brain tumour, symbolises not only a life of great leaps forward but also great change.

In 1953, when Elizabeth took the throne at just 25, world figures included Churchill, Stalin and Eisenhower.

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