The ultimate role model: Queen Elizabeth II at age 90

A.M. Tinker, J.E.M.H. van Bronswijk

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    Older people lag behind in the adoption of new (communication) technologies. In WWII Queen Elizabeth II of England (*1926) obtained training as a driver and mechanic of military vehicles. This probably made it easier for her to keep undated on new digital technology. At the age of 90 she mastered them all, including Twitter. It makes her the ultimate role model for older people struggling with new technologies.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-2
    Number of pages2
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2016


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