Stories from the Future of Democracy

“The internet and democracy are the same thing in Taiwan.” Taiwan's Digital Minister, Audrey Tang, discusses civic participation and radical transparency.

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Audrey Tang


Audrey Tang, a civic hacker and Taiwan’s Digital Minister, is known for revitalizing open source communities such as Perl and Haskell, and for leading the country’s first e-Rulemaking project. In the voluntary sector, Audrey contributes to Taiwan’s g0v (“gov-zero”) movement, with the call to “fork the government.”