Manuel DeLanda is a New York based philosopher and
science writer whose interests/work span from nonlinear dynamics, theories of
self-organization, cellular automata, artificial life to intelligence, chaos theory over architecture or history of science.
DeLanda He is on the faculty and a Professor of Graduate Architecture and Urban Design, GAUD, Pratt Institute. Born in Mexico City he moved to New York in 1975 and became
an independent filmmaker. In 1980 he turned his attention towards the
computer, a pioneer programmer and computer art, before he emerged as
one of the leading theorists of the electronic world, with a number of published papers, lectures around the globe and the four philosophy books, War in the Age of Intelligent Machines (1991), A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History (1997), Intensive Science and Virtual Philosophy (2002) and A New Philosophy of Society: Assemblage Theory and Social Complexity
With V2_, he published the essays The Machinic Phylum in TechnoMorphica (1997) and The Archive Before and After Foucault in Information is Alive (2003).
Articles: Self-Organizing Markets, Markets and Antimarkets in the World Economy