Seasteaders to attend the 2010 Singularity Summit

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Several TSI members plan to attend the Singularity Summit this year in 2010.  If you answer yes to any of the following questions, maybe you’ll be interested in meeting up with us there! 

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Singularity Summit 2010

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Recent uses of Flotels: FIFA World Cup

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The use of flotels during the 2010 FIFA World Cup recently won by Spain is an example of the possibilities and variety of uses of flotels, but we will see here another two recent examples; we dedicate special efforts to study the technology and uses of flotels, as this is the state of the art of maritime technology for offering accommodation to people at sea:&nb Continue reading

Ideas wanted: Seasteading Book PR

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Would love help coming up with media contacts for the upcoming seasteading book – people who could review it & get the word out especially. Ideally we can find a wide variety of people in a variety of forums, each of whom has written something that indicates they are philosophically aligned with seasteading. Would be awesome if those of y’all who read a lot of blogs/press or network a lot with media types would bookmark this page and make use of it over the coming months :). This is an experiment in crowdsourcing more of our research – we’ll see how it goes! Continue reading

Sink or Swim 2010 Business Contest

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Press Release

The Seasteading Institute Launches "Sink Or Swim", the First Seasteading Business Plan Competition

Contest Invites Entrepreneurs to Explore Business Opportunities in the Ocean

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It’s The Love Boat…For Ideas: Reason/TSI cruise

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Check out this great promo [from Reason’s Hit-n-Run blog](http://reason.com/blog/2010/07/09/its-the-love-boatfor-ideas-joi) for the Reason/TSI cruise Continue reading

Latest Seasteading Talk Video: Mises Brazil

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The Mises Institute Brazil has posted the video of my talk at the first Mises Brazil conference earlier this year, to 200+ people. They gave me a long time slot, so rather than the short introductory talk I give to audiences like TEDx, I got to include a bunch of structural activism discussion as well as just seasteading. This is the longest and most-recent talk video available for seasteading, so…enjoy!

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The Seasteading Institute July 2010 Newsletter

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- The Seasteading Institute July 2010 Newsletter -

 

Table of Contents

  • TSI News

    • State Of The Floating Micro-Nation Movement: Patri’s Mid-Year Update
    • Sign up for the 2011 Reason Cruise
  • In the World

    • The BP Oil Spill – A Political Engineering Problem Solved by Seasteading
  • Call to Action

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Estimation of DP Power requirements

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The calculation of the required power to maintain a vessel keeping a fixed position with the aid of a Dynamic Positioning (DP) system is not easy. Wind, waves and current forces should be analyzed together with the propulsion configuration of the vessel. But some rough estimation could be done easily with the HSSC number as explained here below.

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