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Monthly Archives: March 2013

JoshingTalk Submersible, Pt. 3 – The Finish Line

This is the last in a three-part series of guest blogs by Josh Taylor, a UK based 22-year-old social entrepreneur who specializes in creative science and technology projects that inspire innovation and stimulate global awareness. You can read about his latest project from part 1 and part 2 of this series and on www.JoshingTalk.com. — […]

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JoshingTalk Submersible: Pt. 2, The Technology

This is the second in a three-part series of guest blogs by Josh Taylor, a UK based 22-year-old social entrepreneur who specializes in creative science and technology projects that inspire innovation and stimulate global awareness. You can read about his latest project in part 1 of this series, and on www.joshingtalk.com. — In my last post, […]

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JoshingTalk Submersible: Pt. 1, The Challenge

In this guest blog series, we meet Josh Taylor, a UK based 22-year-old social entrepreneur who specializes in creative science and technology projects that inspire innovation and stimulate global awareness. Josh is currently working on a project to get a submersible to the bottom of the deepest Atlantic ocean trench- the Milwaukee Deep. You can […]

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American Public Media Spotlights Blueseed

Max Marty, the Institute’s former Director of Business Strategy, has kept busy since founding and becoming CEO of Blueseed, the first for-profit seasteading venture to be spun off from our nonprofit movement-building organization. Recently, American Public Media interviewed Marty to find out why he has his eyes set on Half Moon Bay, the sleepy unincorporated community […]

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Charter or Purchase Seasteader 1, 235-foot Passenger Ship

While we are in continued negotiations with a group interested in chartering the Institute’s 235-foot, four deck ship, Seasteader I, we are still accepting offers from other parties interested in chartering or purchasing her. The ship is seaworthy, in good working condition, can accommodate up to 800 passengers and 100 crew, and is currently located […]

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Podcast: O.Shane Balloun Explains Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach

The recent Supreme Court case of Lozman v. The City of Riviera Beach sparked a flurry of news coverage on the technical legal definition of a vessel. Justices sided 7-2 with Fane Lozman, the former owner of a floating home which was seized and sold by city government under the rules and remedies of US admiralty […]

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WSJ finds Seasteading on LinkedIn and sees world-changing potential

Where do you go if you want to change the world? According to the Wall Street Journal’s recent survey of LinkedIn, Silicon Valley is the place to be. The article finds evidence for their conclusion from successful entrepreneurs like Joe Lonsdale, who use their profiles on the popular networking site to publicly state their audacious visions. Lonsdale […]

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Reason TV Reports on Medical Tourism

Reason TV recently ran a segment on medical tourism, featuring several heroic healthcare entrepreneurs and some sound bites worth memorizing: “Medical tourism, which is a euphemism for free trade in healthcare, has allowed patients from around the world, facing certain death at home, to receive life-saving treatment abroad.” [emphasis added] There is a stark difference […]

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