• Career:  Free software programmer, described as one of the “ten greats of Taiwanese computing.”  Best known for initiating and leading Pugs, a joint effort to implement the Perl 6 language.  Has also made contributions to SVK, Request Tracker and Slash.  Has led Chinese translation efforts for various Open Source  books.  A reputation for “penetrating insight into code and an uncanny knack for encouraging the people who write it”.
  • Education:  IQ reportedly 180.  Unable to adapt to student life, dropped out of school at 14.
  • Personal:  At 24, began to life as a woman, citing a need to “reconcile my outward appearances with my self-image”.
  • Links:  Profile by Open Source ColleagueWikipedia Profile, Video: Lecture on Perl 6