Google chairman Eric Schmidt (below left) has attacked the British education system, saying a failure to value computer science is holding back the country in the digital age.
At a lecture in Edinburgh, he accused Britons of "throwing away [their] great computing heritage" by promoting a separation between arts and sciences in education.
Schmidt said he was shocked that computer science was not taught as standard in British schools. "Your IT curriculum focuses on teaching how to use software, but gives no insight into how it's made." AFP
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