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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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  • Joe Quirk's "visionary talk" at Voice & Exit Conference

    This could be the best, most succinct talk about seasteading ever. In under twelve minutes my colleague Joe Quirk explains how seasteading is the answer to the world's most difficult problems. You will want to watch this. The Voice and Exit conf...

    April 3, 2015
  • Geopolymer Concrete: The Stuff Seasteads Will Be Made of?

    The day before I was going to speak at Libertopia, an engineer and writer named Michael Eliot came over and plunked a cube on the table in front of me. “Geopolymer concrete. It should last hundreds or thousands of years in seawater.” I wa...

    March 25, 2015
  • Tom Woods interviews Joe Quirk: "This is one of my favorite conversations I've had."

    "This is one of my favorite conversations I've had, and this is episode number 363," said Tom Woods at the end of his 20-minute conversation with me. "I personally think this has been a fantastic episode. I can't say enough about it." Nothing sw...

    March 24, 2015
  • Podcast: Enterprise Cities with Shanker Singham

    Respect for property rights Predictable laws Open unrestricted trade Suppose through careful investigation you discovered that these are the key elements that allow societies to prosper. How do you embody these values in an actual legal structur...

    March 20, 2015

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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