Re: Is Linus's vision really this narrow?
Sadly, this is the same generation with a school "computer science" curriculum comprising mostly of how to use MS Office
Maybe, but things are changing. Here's the current WJEC GCSE Computer Science specification.
The year I did my Computer Science A-level was the last year they required binary maths as part of the curriculum, but it appears to have made a bit of a comeback.
Both above links are for the WJEC exam board. I dare say other boards differ.