Gender-neutralizing the Sage

(An illustration from Ursula K. LeGuin’s The Tombs of Atuan.) Three weeks ago I interviewed Audrey Tang, Taiwan's Digital Minister, a trans woman, open source software hacker, and Daoist philosopher. Taiwan is engaged in a fascinating project to deploy digital tools to reduce political polarization and build democracy. One of the goals of my profile of Tang for Wired is to figure out whether there is anything from Taiwan's experience that could conceivably be transferable to the U.S.

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