dan hassan (they/them) :: opensource hacker

genderqueer descendent of indo-guyanese indenture[1][2]

an opensource hacker active in autonomous co-operatives, blockchain research/development & big (enough) data analytics & currently an Edmund Hillary Fellow.

helping build cobox a peer-to-peer cooperative alternative to dropbox funded by the european commission & dark crystal a fun decent(ralised) peer-to-peer utility for securing secrets with the help of your friends. also working on the social media analysis toolkit (smat) an anti-facist research tool for combatting hate online.


version: 0.3


“We never know how our small activities will affect others through the invisible fabric of our connectedness. In this exquisitely connected world, it’s never a question of ‘critical mass.’ It’s always about critical connections.” - Grace Lee Boggs


Working from the lands of the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nations, whose lands have been under ongoing illegal occupation by the settler state known as Australia since 1788.

Their sovereignty was never ceded and resistance has been fertile and ongoing. I acknowledge their ancestors who cultivated a landscape ideal for human habitation and passed down knowledges for its continued care. I acknowledge the Elders of today who are survivors of assimilation attempts and share culture in spite of huge obstacles.

This always was and always will be Aboriginal land.


All materials are free to share Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA 3.0). hermes gifs by angelica.