Michele Mauri

Researcher at Politecnico di Milano, he’s the scientific director of DensityDesign Lab. Within the laboratory he coordinates the research, the design and development of projects related to the visual communication of data and information. He teaches the courses “Final Synthesis” and “Creative Coding” in the Communication Design programme at Politecnico. He is one of the authors of RAWGraphs, an open-source platform for the creation of data visualisations. From 2017 he’s part of the Public Data Lab, an international group of researchers working on the development of innovative formats for the creation and use of public data.

Talk title: “Graphs, charts and other pictures on Wikipedia: why, as professionals, should we care about them?”