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Simon Peyton Jones discusses the need for a decent education system in IT and computer science, advocating for taking action now before it is too late. Filmed at qconlondon.com.
Simon Peyton Jones is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft's Research Lab in Cambridge, and a visiting professor at Glasgow University. He is Chair of the UK Computing at School Working Group, whose goal is to put the excitement and rigor of computing science back into the school curriculum. Twitter: @simonpj0 Websites: http://research.microsoft.com/~simonpj