When I came back to democratized Taiwan I quit school because in 1994 the World Wide Web (WWW) was launched. I discovered that I could work with the scholars and researchers over the WWW. Because they were also new to the WWW everybody was very enthusiastic. So we worked on a lot of projects and they don’t have to know that I’m only 13 years old. So then for the next 20 years I worked on a lot of free open source software projects I think only the most geekiest of the audience will recognize. I think the Wikipedia is what people will know about. Those projects have something in common. They all create a space that is relatively safe for people to experiment, to write and share what they have. It’s okay to fail, it’s okay to do mistakes or fauxpas or whatever. Because it is a safe space and open source people eventually learn from each others experiences and mistakes and eventually get into something very valuable for the humanity as a whole like Wikipedia.

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