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The Seasteading Institute is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), working to enable seasteading communities - floating cities - which will allow the next generation of pioneers to test new ideas for government. The most successful can then inspire change in governments around the world.

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  • Welcome Cal Abel, New Engineering Advisor

    The Institute is delighted to welcome Cal Abel to our Engineering Board of Advisors. Cal is a Nuclear and Radiological Engineering PhD candidate at Georgia Institute of Technology. Cal has a Masters and Bachelors of science degree in nuclear engineer...

    August 5, 2014
  • Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan

    "Seasteading has enormous potential in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan." - Shiwen Yap, e27. Seasteading is “poised to be the need of the hour,” according to Shiwen Yap, writing for Asia's leading "technopreneurship" news source, e27, which has fe...

    July 24, 2014
  • Hit HBO Show “Silicon Valley” Climaxes with Seastead Cliffhanger

    After a wacky episode filled with polite Satanists, polyamory, prepubescent bike gangs, Adderall-addled tween hackers, and uncontrollable self-driving cars, the hit HBO show Silicon Valley, produced by Mike Judge, climaxed with a lone nerd trapped on...

    May 13, 2014
  • Floating City Project Report Released

    The first floating city with significant political autonomy may be established by 2020. The Seasteading Institute is proud to announce the release of our long-awaited Floating City Project report. Our key findings are: a market for a residential...

    April 25, 2014

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  • Led by pioneering individuals, these societies could become a blueprint for a new way of life – one that is more equitable, tolerant and entrepreneurial.

    Financial Times, March 30, 2012
  • Call it an experiment in governance, call it a way to live under a new set of rules of your own creation, maybe even a way to start your life over. You may one day be setting up your own sovereign nation.

    Business Insider, November 2013
  • The seasteading movement is producing some novel ideas for ocean-based businesses that could act as stepping stones towards their ultimate goal.

    The Economist, December 3, 2011

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