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About: Joe Quirk

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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

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 have been tried.” Is there anything better to  Continue Reading »

Agriculture Businessman Wants Aquaculture Revolution

Aquaculture is the future of food, and agriculture can make it happen.The Seasteading Institute has long maintained that the scientists researching the sustainability and profitably of seaweed need to work with an agriculture businessman connected to the commercial resources than  Continue Reading »

Geopolymer Concrete: The Stuff Seasteads Will Be Made of?

The day before I was going to speak at Libertopia, an engineer and writer named Michael Eliot came over and plunked a cube on the table in front of me. “Geopolymer concrete. It should last hundreds or thousands of years  Continue Reading »

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