Thank you for all the...very interesting.
Seven cats. Oh, wow. I have two cats. [laughs] I consider them my children as well. [laughs]
Two cats and...
What was your family’s response to your decision to go through the transition from man to woman, could you tell us about your plans for your family, whether you have a plan to start a family?
Do you mind talking about some personal life?
Do we have time to ask one more question?
I don’t want to take all your time, Minister.
Can you elaborate on...? [laughs]
What do you learn from his way of using Twitter?
Do you think the way he names some of the news media as a fake news outlet? What do you think about them?
I think your view on this fake news ‑‑ I only use this term because that’s what my readers are familiar with ‑‑ it’s very refreshing. Could you comment on the US, US President Donald Trump, about how the way he communicates with the public?
Do you think that’s one reason that Taiwan should increase its education in media literacy? Because of China...
That connects with your education about the media literacy. Just one more about...I think there’s some Taiwanese people who believe that, the rumors are circulating in Taiwan, maybe behind that there is China.
What about the growing intergovernmental or allegedly intergovernmental cyber attacks? There is allegations of North Korea attacked South Korea, for example. There are allegation of cyber terrorism between China and the United States. Does that make this more important to have more hackers in the government?
Since you’re at the hacking competition, is it getting more important these days for the government to foster more hackers like yourself?
Number two, in South Korea, we had not a high government official to come out of closet, not to mention publicly transgender, it would instill huge outrage with the constituents. Do you have those outrage in Taiwan as well?
Yeah, or maybe lawyers...
I’ll have just one more. What was your reactions in your country when you were first appointed? Number one, you’re the hacker, so people may be worried that. "How can a hacker be working for the government? Hacker can attack." A hacker is usually seen as somebody who attacks the ...
Starting, what age would Taiwanese students...?
Another topic we are interested to know is that your country is starting to educate children about how to identify fake news at school starting next year. Can you tell us why you think it’s important to educate that?
What are the two most popular e‑Sports game in Taiwan, and how far you have to perform in order to be replaced the mainstream military service?
Actually today I’m interested in two of the initiated from your department, and one of them is the eSport. I’ve heard that your department’s planning to replace the mandatory military service to playing computer games. Is that right? Can you tell also more about this and why you are doing ...
How many people participated in the Uber survey?
Can you give me just one example of the latest issue that you’ve got the idea from this from?
Are you using this platform for Taiwan’s government to gather public opinion?
Just quickly, is this platform are you using for the Taiwanese government...
You have actually a very impressive record.
What happened to the company?
...or more. I see. You started your Silicon Valley startup at the age of 19?
[laughs] What’s your real IQ?
That’s a rumor?
And your IQ is 180?
When did you start your first company? At the age of...?
You never went to college?
You’re the first transgender minister in Taiwan?
Right now you’re the...?
You’re the youngest minister in Taiwan, is that correct?
I just want to run your profile briefly for fact checking purpose.
...because I would actually use the time to have...
No, I asked to...
We’ll have another interview from KBS.
Can I just call you Audrey...?