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Slides prepared for a broadcast presentation to members of Computing at School http://www.computingatschool.org.uk/, about why computing education should be about more than the science and technology required for useful or entertaining applications. Instead, learning about forms of information processing systems can give us new, deeper ways of thinking about many old phenomena, e.g. the nature of mind and the evolution of minds of various kinds. This supports the claim that the study of computation is as much a science as physics or psychology, rather than just a branch of engineering -- as famously suggested by Fred Brooks.