Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan

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“Seasteading has enormous potential in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan.” – Shiwen Yap, e27. Seasteading is “poised to be the need of the hour,” according to Shiwen Yap, writing for Asia’s leading “technopreneurship” news source, e27, which has featured seasteading  Continue Reading »

Hit HBO Show “Silicon Valley” Climaxes with Seastead Cliffhanger

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After a wacky episode filled with polite Satanists, polyamory, prepubescent bike gangs, Adderall-addled tween hackers, and uncontrollable self-driving cars, the hit HBO show Silicon Valley, produced by Mike Judge, climaxed with a lone nerd trapped on a seastead.     The artists  Continue Reading »

Floating City Project Report Released

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The first floating city with significant political autonomy may be established by 2020. The Seasteading Institute is proud to announce the release of our long-awaited Floating City Project report. Our key findings are: a market for a residential seastead exists,  Continue Reading »

PODCAST: Marketplace Segment on Seasteading and Blueseed

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Does Silicon Valley exhibit the qualities of an island? An outpost with its own rules? Or, insular and cut off from society? The popular radio show Marketplace recently covered this theme in a six minute segment connecting the vision of seasteading  Continue Reading »

VIDEO: Introducing the Eight Great Moral Imperatives Series

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Dear Friend of The Seasteading Institute, What’s the point of building floating islands? It seemed strange to me when I first heard about it.  Once I learned to take a wide global and historical view, I discovered that floating communities  Continue Reading »

German Television Segment on Seasteading: ‘Galileo’ Explores The Promise of a New Frontier

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We have translated and subtitled a fast-paced, entertaining TV segment, put together by the German news show “Galileo,” and featuring an interview with Randolph Hencken (View on YouTube). We think our supporters will find the piece enlightening, both in terms  Continue Reading »

DeltaSync’s Final Concept Report Released

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In case you missed our December newsletter, be sure to check out the recently released DeltaSync concept report [download here] – a central component of the first phase of the Floating City Project. You can also find their calculations on  Continue Reading »

Response to The Independent’s article “Super-yacht not big enough? Seasteads offer libertarians the vision of floating cities for the future.”

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This is Executive Director Randolph Hencken’s letter to The Independent in response the article “Super-yacht not big enough? Seasteads offer libertarians the vision of floating cities for the future” which was published on December 26, 2013. Dear Paul Peachey and  Continue Reading »

December 2013 Newsletter

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The Seasteading Institute December 2013 Newsletter (Past newsletters) Dear Friend of The Seasteading Institute, When the history of seasteading is written, 2013 may be remembered as much more than a footnote. Not only did we celebrate the five-year anniversary of  Continue Reading »

h+ Interviews Randolph Hencken

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Humanity+, one of the leading futurist/transhumanist advocacy organizations, recently featured an interview with Randy Hencken in its online h+ publication. Jesse Barksdale, the interviewer, asked a number of questions to introduce h+’s audience to our mission, and our latest strategy for  Continue Reading »