Daniel Larimer

Daniel Larimer is a software programmer and cryptocurrency entrepreneur.wikipedia
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Decentralized autonomous organization

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It is organized as a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO).
Daniel Larimer first proposed the concept of a "Decentralized Organized Company" in an article published on September 7, 2013 and implemented in Bitshares in 2014, EOS in 2018.

EOS.IO

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Larimer created the cryptocurrency platform BitShares (2014), was co-founder of the blockchain social platform Steemit (2016), and is CTO Block.one, a private company that was the original developer of EOS (2017).
Daniel Larimer is currently the Chief Technology Officer of block.one, notable for his role in building Bitshares, a decentralized exchange, building Steemit, a decentralized social media platform, developing delegated proof-of-stake and proposing the idea of a decentralized autonomous corporation.

Steemit

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Larimer created the cryptocurrency platform BitShares (2014), was co-founder of the blockchain social platform Steemit (2016), and is CTO Block.one, a private company that was the original developer of EOS (2017).

Proof-of-stake

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Daniel Larimer was also the creator of the DPOS (Delegated Proof of Stake Algorithm) consensus algorithm and Graphene technology.

Consensus (computer science)

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Daniel Larimer was also the creator of the DPOS (Delegated Proof of Stake Algorithm) consensus algorithm and Graphene technology.

Boeing

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Dan Larimer's father is Stan Larimer, who worked for Boeing, and with whom he founded Cryptonomex Inc., a blockchain technology consulting business.

Virtual reality

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After launching a virtual reality startup that failed, he worked in the defense, robotics and automation industries.

Arms industry

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After launching a virtual reality startup that failed, he worked in the defense, robotics and automation industries.

Robotics

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After launching a virtual reality startup that failed, he worked in the defense, robotics and automation industries.

Automation

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After launching a virtual reality startup that failed, he worked in the defense, robotics and automation industries.

Blockchain

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His interest in blockchains began in 2009, in the early days of Bitcoin.

Bitcoin

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His interest in blockchains began in 2009, in the early days of Bitcoin.

Virginia Tech

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He received his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2003.

Satoshi Nakamoto

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The interactions between Daniel Larimer and Satoshi Nakamoto sparked one of the most infamous quotes from Satoshi towards Daniel Larimer:

Digital currency

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Brock Pierce

Block.one was said to be developing "end-to-end solutions to bring businesses onto the blockchain from strategic planning to product deployment" by means of its later to be released EOS.IO software created by Brendan Blumer and programmer Dan Larimer, Block.one's CEO and CTO, respectively.

Brendan Blumer

In 2016, Brendan Blumer met software programmer Daniel Larimer.