688 reputation
1610
bio website dandascalescu.com
location Silicon Valley, CA
age 34
visits member for 2 years, 11 months
seen May 21 at 11:27

Currently

Building iDoRecall.

Bio

Co-founded the visa-free startup ship, Blueseed, the Quantified Self Forum (a community for self-trackers), and a financial news aggregator.

Worked at Yahoo! and Google.

More about me on on Wikipedia or on my website. My CV is on StackOverflow Careers.

Interests

Entrepreneurship and disruptive technologies - biotech, AI, 3D printing, machine learning, cryptocurrencies, prediction markets etc.


May
20
awarded  Scholar
May
20
accepted Prevention measures against laptop seizure at US borders
May
18
awarded  Famous Question
May
14
comment Prevention measures against laptop seizure at US borders
@WhiteWinterWolf: I was looking for estimates on the economic cost at large, coming primarily from business travel that no longer takes place, hence leading to missed opportunities, foreign companies choosing non-US partners etc.
May
14
awarded  Favorite Question
May
14
revised Prevention measures against laptop seizure at US borders
Add some costs research
May
11
awarded  Notable Question
May
11
awarded  Yearling
May
11
awarded  Good Question
May
11
awarded  Popular Question
May
11
awarded  Nice Question
May
11
comment Prevention measures against laptop seizure at US borders
I've read that you FDE is ineffective because you can be denied entry if you refuse to provide the decription key.
May
11
revised What is preventing us from sniffing the mobile phone communication?
Corrected typo in question title which made "communication" unsearchable for
May
11
asked Prevention measures against laptop seizure at US borders
May
11
suggested approved edit on What is preventing us from sniffing the mobile phone communication?
Jan
31
comment Should I take over a compromised website from another hacker?
I'm sure someone who knows about Shell Shock, sucuri, GHOST and Exim, also knows how "their contact information can be found" and that they "should give the hosting provider logs with the evidence that the attacks originated from that IP".
Dec
13
revised What real world benefits does PGP have over sending email with SSL/TLS such as with HTTPS?
Improve answer incorporating comments summary
Dec
13
comment What real world benefits does PGP have over sending email with SSL/TLS such as with HTTPS?
Intermediate can also read the metadata, which can expose sufficient information about you to be apprehended by hostile authorities if you're a protester.
Dec
13
suggested approved edit on What real world benefits does PGP have over sending email with SSL/TLS such as with HTTPS?
Nov
19
answered Is compiling source code from github a big security risk?