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Marco Fossati
Senior Software Engineer, Wikimedia Foundation

Also known by machines as Marco Fossati (Q55472693)
"Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in." - Alan Alda (but I assumed it was Bertrand Russell)

About me

I'm an applied scientist in natural language processing and a veteran WMF grantee. Pour a cup of innate advocacy for open knowledge, blend with a pinch of software engineering skills, and mix with a splash of deep affection for human and machine languages. There you go: a native speaker of Italian and Python, passionate traveler, all-around-the-world food explorer, outdoor sports tester.

My work

I help both humans and machines understand data, that's why the Structured Data team sounds like a perfect fit.

Disclaimer: I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I intend to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

mfossati(_AT_)wikimedia.org