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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Seasteading TEDx Talk to be Followed by World Premiere of ‘Okeanos’ Dance-Circus Performance

The TEDx Big Blue event is just over two weeks away, and we’re looking forward to connecting with top marine scientists and advocates, and introducing the vision of seasteading to an ocean-loving audience over the course of the weekend. Each short lecture during the opening night (Thurs. 4/12), including Patri Friedman’s talk on seasteading, will urge […]

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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 Peralo. The futurist forum, which […]

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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, who was interested in researching […]

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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 the luxurious Le Meridien hotel […]

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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, schools, shopping, the gym, and […]

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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 from these leading minds, along […]

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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 waves, so this provides a […]

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