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Podcast: Maldives’ Floating City? Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio

http://media.blubrry.com/seasteading/p/www.seasteading.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Koen-Seasteading-Today-2015-small.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download What if a nation sinking below sea level became the innovation hub for floating cities? What if you could float the infrastructure of Holland to the slums of Bangladesh? What if the  Continue Reading »

Podcast: The Moral Philosophy of Seasteading with Mike Gibson and Reid Spitz

http://media.blubrry.com/seasteading/p/www.seasteading.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Mike-Gibson-and-Reid-Spitz.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Seasteading emerged from shared belief that applying philosophy to practical action requires exiting most accepted institutions.  I thought it was about time I turned on the recorder to capture one of these  Continue Reading »

20 Questions, 20 Answers, 20 Seconds Each

You got questions? We got answers. Newcomers to the Seasteading Movement often ask at least 20 questions, and the average soundbite is 20 seconds, which may be why I was challenged to perform a PechaKucha, a hyper-fast Japanese presentation style in which  Continue Reading »

Will cities of the future FLOAT? $167 million project using concrete platforms could be home to 300 people by 2020 (DailyMail, July 8, 2015)

If waking up to a sea breeze and panoramic ocean views is your idea of heaven, you might consider moving to a floating city. A group of marine biologists, nautical engineers and environmentalists backed by Paypal founder Peter Thiel, plans  Continue Reading »

Podcast: Is Seasteading “Beyond Democracy”? Ask Frank Karsten, author

http://media.blubrry.com/seasteading/p/www.seasteading.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Is-Seasteading-Beyond-Democracy-We-ask-Frank-Karsten-author.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin all had very bad things to say about democracy. Winston Churchill said that “democracy is the worst form of government, except all those other forms that  Continue Reading »