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Dunarea de Jos University, Galati, Romania, BS 2003
Computer Science


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Dan Dascalescu

Dan Dascalescu is CTO at Blueseed, the upcoming startup community on a cruise ship stationed in Silicon Valley’s international waters. Dan is also an ambassador for seasteading, the movement working to enable ocean communities - floating cities - which will allow the next generation of pioneers to peacefully test new ideas for government. The most successful can then inspire change in governments around the world.

Prior to Blueseed, Dan founded the Quantified Self Forum, a community for those passionate about self-tracking and related technologies. Earlier, he led localization efforts at Yahoo! and managed Yahoo!’s internal wiki, contributed to a number of open source projects, worked in satellite communications at Newtec Belgium, and co-authored and translated several books on computer networks and software development.

Dan studied Computer Science in Romania and scored 2nd place nationwide at the Olympiad in Informatics. He has also taken classes in nanotechnology and molecular biology in Silicon Valley, where he has been living since 2005.

Dan was featured in numerous articles in the Romanian and American press and was named #1 Romanian entrepreneur to watch in 2013 by Wall Street Romania. He has spoken at MIT, Stanford, on BBC Radio, and at many startup events.

He is a promoter of free markets, seasteading, secular humanism, rationality, critical thinking, and attends events related to emerging technology, psychology, skepticism, behavioral economics and transhumanism.

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Dan Dascalescu - Social innovation through seasteading and Blueseed

Added: 11/28/12


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