César A. Hidalgo leads the Collective Learning group at The MIT Media Lab and is an Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT. He is an expert on data visualization, physics, and economics.
Hidalgo’s work focuses on understanding how teams, organizations, cities, and nations learn. At the Collective Learning group, Hidalgo studies collective learning and develops software tools to facilitate learning in organizations.
Hidalgo is the author of Why Information Grows and the co-author of The Atlas of Economic Complexity. He co-founded Datawheel LLC, a company that has professionalized the creation of large data visualization engines.
Areas of Expertise: Data visualization, physics, economics
Location: Cambridge, MA
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