Andrew Eland, Lead Software Engineer, Google UK. Google's technology platforms have shaped the way we use the internet and has had a profound impact on numerous industries in numerous sectors including education and learning. Andrew will talk about the Google story, the importance of STEM education, the UK's failure to capitalise on its record of innovation and engineering and Google's position on this. Presented at the Learning Without Frontiers Conference, January 25th 2012 http://www.learningwithoutfrontiers.com
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