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Monday, August 22 • 11:00 - 11:20
Stories from the Future of Democracy
Stories from the Future of Democracy

Audrey will share stories of the dramatic transformations underway to upgrade democracy in Taiwan:

  • how they engaged thousands of citizens in bottom-up policy development to solve the Uber problem;

  • a digital media channel where young people are engaging directly with politicians;

  • and how virtual reality is shaping public policy

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Audrey Tang

Audrey Tang, a civic hacker who grew up among Tiananmen exiles, 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 serves on Taiwan national... Read More →

Monday August 22, 2016 11:00 - 11:20 NZST