Geopolymer Concrete: The Stuff Seasteads Will Be Made of?

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http://www.seasteading.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2015_03_21-14-02-05-joequirk-Incoming-from-michael_eliot-.mp3   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  Continue Reading »

Tom Woods interviews Joe Quirk: “This is one of my favorite conversations I’ve had.”

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“This is one of my favorite conversations I’ve had, and this is episode number 363,” said Tom Woods at the end of his 20-minute conversation with me. “I personally think this has been a fantastic episode. I can’t say enough  Continue Reading »

Podcast: Enterprise Cities with Shanker Singham

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http://media.blubrry.com/seasteading/p/www.seasteading.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Shanker-Singham-and-Joe-Quirk.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Respect for property rights Predictable laws Open unrestricted trade Suppose through careful investigation you discovered that these are the key elements that allow societies to prosper. How do you embody these values  Continue Reading »

A Constitution for a Seastead?

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Do you theorize about the laws that will govern seasteads? We invite you to share your insights on our forum. Several legal scholars have designed what they consider to be the best possible legal system and solicited The Seasteading Institute  Continue Reading »

Announcing Floating City Project Architectural Design Contest

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The Floating City Project Architectural Design Contest Attention architects, engineers, designers and students. You can influence the design of the first floating city and take a shot at winning a cash prize, an internship at DeltaSync, and having your design  Continue Reading »

Casting Call: TV Series Seeks Seasteaders

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  Your dream to leave land behind and experience a new life at sea is now a possibility. The Seasteading Institute is consulting with a new unscripted television series for a major cable network. The show is seeking a variety  Continue Reading »

TV documentary “Cybertopia – Dreams of Silicon Valley” features Seasteading

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“If it’s up to Silicon Valley, we may soon be entering a new post-political era. But what might that Cybertopia– the alternative to Washington and Brussels– look like?” The tide is turning in Europe. The Dutch, who have spearheaded the  Continue Reading »

Seasteading Today with Joe Quirk, Featuring José Cordeiro

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http://media.blubrry.com/seasteading/p/www.seasteading.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Seasteading-Today-with-Joe-Quirk-Featuring-Jose-Cordiero.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download   Is Shenzhen a precedent for seasteads? We ask Venezuelan scientist, futurist, economist, engineer and author, José Luiz Cordeiro, in this podcast interview. Shenzhen is China’s first and most successful Special Economic  Continue Reading »

Seasteading 3.0: Executive End of Year Message

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[From the Desk of Executive Director Randolph Hencken] The future is the Blue Frontier, and we are edging closer everyday. Many of you reading this message have been following and supporting the activities of the Institute since our inception; others  Continue Reading »

Epilogue: Waiting for FDA to Answer Our Question

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I hope this week-long series (parts 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5) has been enjoyable to read, even if the content frustrated you like it has me. I felt compelled to share this story with you for a multitude of  Continue Reading »