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Fireside Chat with Audrey Tang
May 4 @ 1:30 am - 3:00 am
Fireside Chat with Audrey Tang: How Technological Awareness Help Taiwan Overcome COVID Pandemic
Join us in-person at TICC or online via Zoom & Slido
4th May 2021 16:30-18:00 (TPE) / 17:30 (JP) / 15:30 (TH)
IN-PERSON: Taipei International Convention Center – 3F, NO.1, SEC.5, XIN YI RD., TAIPEI
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Audrey Tang is Taiwan’s digital minister in charge of Social Innovation. She is known for revitalizing the computer languages Perl and Haskell, as well as building the online spreadsheet system EtherCalc in collaboration with Dan Bricklin.
In the public sector, Audrey served on Taiwan national development council’s open data committee and the 12-year basic education curriculum committee; and led the country’s first e-Rulemaking project.
In the private sector, Audrey worked as a consultant with Apple on computational linguistics, with Oxford University Press on crowd lexicography, and with Socialtext on social interaction design.
In the social sector, Audrey actively contributes to g0v (“gov zero”), a vibrant community focusing on creating tools for the civil society, with the call to “fork the government.”