• 2002:(age 18) Matt contributes to some blogging software code. • 2003: Forks the code and starts building Wordpress. • 2004: Writes the ﬁrst Microformats. • 2005: Matt is old enough to drink in his country.Matt MullenwegPhoto by kris krügfrom http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/kk/ • 2011:4.47% of sites on the internet98025271 are running Wordpress.
Ofsted report on the importance of ICT“Schools do not challenge sufﬁciently the value of deploying a setof adult productivity tools to help pupils and students develop their ICT capability.” “Over-reliance on a standard ‘ofﬁce’ application and operating system restricted their opportunities to develop generic and transferable skills.” “…students met a greater variety of software and were better equipped to cope with rapidly changing technologies.”http://goo.gl/k64K
“We need school curricula to engage them better if the next generation are to engineer technology and not just consume it”Professor Matthew Harrison, Director of Education at The RoyalAcademy of Engineering