Audrey Tang

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 Taiwan’s digital minister Audrey Tang: she dropped out of school at the age of 12 to focus on coding, and founded a hugely successful search engine company before the age of 15

Not many governments would risk inviting a self-confessed anarchist and “civic hacker” to join their ranks. Especially if the person in question was s(...)

Since 1985, the proportion of high-tech goods shipped has grown from just 18.8 per cent to 52.2 per cent in 2014, helping to make Taiwan Asia’s fifth-largest economy.

At first glance, Ireland and Taiwan might not seem to have much in common. But both are small island states that have what might be diplomatically des(...)