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Dan Dascalescu is CTO at StockBase, a collection of software research tools that improves the lives of investors by reducing the time it takes to monitor their companies and ensures they become aware of all new content created about their companies.

He is also the founder of the Quantified Self Forum, a community of users passionate about self-tracking and related technologies.

Earlier, Dan co-founded Blueseed, the startup community on a cruise ship to be 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 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 Bitcoin advocate, having spoken at the Bitcoin 2013 conference, and a promoter of free markets, seasteading, secular humanism, rationality and critical thinking. Dan can be found at events related to entrepreneurship, emerging technology, life extension, transhumanism, psychology, skepticism, and behavioral economics.

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