Quotes of the week

13th January 2012 at 00:00

"We have never broken out of the 'toys for the boys' perception of computer science."

World-leading computer scientist Professor Dame Wendy Hall on why girls are increasingly shunning the subject at school and university

"My daughter keeps saying 'no' and 'yuk' in a really high and mighty way, just like Peppa does ... shall I ban Peppa Pig?"

Frustrated mother on the negative influence of the popular cartoon character on young children.

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