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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Seasteading Conference Site Visit: This is Going to be an Epic Event!

(This blog was written by our Director of Special Events, Brian Wallace, brian at seasteading dot org) Last Thursday I toured three of the venues we will be using for The Seasteading Conference in San Francisco, May 31-June 2, 2012. Senior Director Randolph Hencken and Operations Manager Eric Jacobus joined me […]

March 27, 2012

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NYC FutureSteading Event Draws Big Crowd

Although Silicon Valley and San Francisco are often considered the hubs of disruptive new technologies, New York City is certainly in contention as the focal point for the future-oriented. We’re not sure how else one can explain the inspiring turnout at FutureSteading, organized by seasteading ambassadors Kim Blozie and Charles […]

March 26, 2012

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Patri Friedman Speaking at TEDx “Big Blue” in San Francisco, April 12

The stars have aligned to bring The Seasteading Institute an opportunity to present our vision of ocean-based communities to a near-ideal audience: Next month, the independently-organized TEDx Big Blue event will convene lovers of both oceans and world-changing ideas right in our backyard, where attendees will hear directly from our […]

March 15, 2012

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Flagging Paper Illuminates Open Registry Options for Shipsteads

In addition to bolstering our professional research into critical challenges posed by seasteading, the Institute is also looking to partner with highly motivated university-level students who want to conduct seasteading-related research for school credit. We were thus pleased to hear from Sean Hickman, an economics student at Amsterdam University College, […]

March 12, 2012

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The Seasteading Institute March 2012 Newsletter

The Seasteading Institute – March 2012 Newsletter   Dear Friend of The Seasteading Institute, We are excited that The Seasteading Conference is quickly approaching, and we hope to see you in San Francisco from May 31 to June 2. For three days, pioneers of the seasteading movement will converge on […]

March 10, 2012

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Where, oh Where? Seasteading Location Study Released

This post was contributed by The Seasteading Institute’s Director of Engineering, George Petrie. If you’ve ever had the experience of moving to a new city, you’ve probably gone through the process of deciding which neighborhood is the best for your needs; considering factors like housing costs, taxes, proximity to work, […]

March 10, 2012

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Speakers for The Seasteading Conference Announced

We are proud to announce the first round of speakers for The Seasteading Conference. The latest research from the Institute? You’ll hear it. Maritime law and aquatic engineering? We have it covered. Financing, entrepreneurial opportunities, and budding ventures? You’ll be the first to learn about all of this and more […]

March 8, 2012

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Visit to research vessel in San Diego

We recently traveled to San Diego to tour the RP FLIP vessel. FLIP is an innovative seacraft – essentially a long tube designed to be tugged to its destination horizontally, then to be flooded at one end to re-orient it vertically. When configured vertically, minimal surface area is exposed to […]

March 8, 2012

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