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30 years of LB100 – So much has changed but also shades of déjà vu

It is always educational and entertaining to view how the industry has evolved through the eyes of those veterans who lived it, and this – the 30th anniversary of the LB100 – presented the perfect opportunity to do that.

Some of the recollections from pundits on the 1990s speak of a time that appears far more archaic than seems likely of a mere three decades ago. RPC managing partner James Miller’s observation is a case in point: ‘When I joined RPC in 1995, we had a bunch of disconnected terminals, and we still had typewriters. You could also still smoke in the office – we had enormous ashtrays everywhere!’