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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Dominikus Baur

Dominikus Baur
Creative Director, Freelance


Dominikus Baur works to make data accessible in every situation. As a data visualization and mobile interaction designer and developer, Dominikus creates usable, aesthetic, and responsive visualizations for desktops, tablets and smartphones. As a freelancer, he has helped create beautiful visualizations for clients including the OECD, Microsoft Research, and Wincor Nixdorf. As a trainer for data visualization development, he holds workshops providing both a scientific and practical background. Dominikus is a regular speaker at various academic and industry conferences. He holds a PhD in media informatics from the University of Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universit├Ąt), where his research focused on making our growing personal databases of media, status updates and messages manageable.


11:20am12:00pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Law, ethics, governance
Location: 1E 15/16 Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Data for good, Smart cities
Daniel Goddemeyer (OFFC NYC), Dominikus Baur (Freelance)
Increasing access to our personal data raises profound moral and ethical questions. Daniel Goddemeyer and Dominikus Baur share the findings from Data Futures, an MFA class in which students observed each other through their own data, and demonstrate the results with a live experiment with the audience that showcases some of the effects when personal data becomes accessible. Read more.