And once people understand, generally speaking, that this is actually a better way to do things, then those forks are then merged back. And indeed, the trophy of the Presidential Hackathon, where we give five teams the Presidential trophy every year, is a micro projector that, when turned on, projects the likeness of Tsai Ing-wen, our president, committing, saying that whatever you innovated in the past three months, we’re committed to making it into national public policy within the next 12 months. So there’s no award, no prize or anything, but it’s actually presidential executive branch power as a trophy. That basically guarantees the merging back of any social innovator, and it also makes sure that the social innovator, instead of just advocating for something, really needs to work across sectors.

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