wzm was born in Lodz, Poland. In 1981 he had left and migrated to France, then Canada, then Australia, then UK. Since 1994 he has lived and worked in Toronto, back in Canada.
wzm also has degrees in geography and computing science. He specialises in data visualization and digital image processing. But he has published also on globalization and trading blocs, internet, art and photography. He held academic posts in Australia and UK.