Xabier Barandiaran | Tabakalera - Donostia / San Sebastián

Xabier Barandiaran

Xabier Barandiaran

Xabier E. Barandiaran holds a Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Science and works at the transdisciplinary intersection of cognitive sciences and complex systems, collaborative innovation and participatory democracy. He did a Master in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems at the University of Sussex (United Kingdom) and it was there that he came into contact with the world of Artificial Life: a cross between biology, mathematics, computers, art, philosophy and engineering. He is a professor at the Philosophy Department of the University of the Basque Country, part of the School of Social Work, as well as being a researcher at IAS-Research Centre for Life, Mind and Society. Xabier was the founding member of the Decidim project and continues to be a part thereof, he is a coordinator for Democratic Innovation and advisor for the City Hall of Barcelona, co-founder of the Spanish Network for Cognitive Science Research, co-founder of WikiToki.net (Laboratory of Collaborative Practices) and of the Buen Conocer Project / Flok Society.