Update: Wave Tank Test Scheduled for Floating City Project

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We’ve entered the next phase of the Floating City Project. A model of the design we produced with our colleagues at DeltaSync is currently being tested in a towing tank at the University of New Orleans, School of Naval Architecture  Continue Reading »

Grover Norquist visits Seasteaders at Burning Man

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His first morning at Burning Man, Grover Norquist and his wife Samah made a beeline for the seasteaders. At our invitation, the founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform, who famously shocked an audience of NPR listeners by saying,  Continue Reading »

Joe Rogan Talks Seasteading

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At long last, the Meeting of the Joes occurred. The Joe Rogan Experience was named one of iTunes’ “Best of 2010″ audio podcasts in its first year. Rogan conducted one of the most deepgoing authentic conversations about seasteading in his  Continue Reading »

Welcome Cal Abel, New Engineering Advisor

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The Institute is delighted to welcome Cal Abel to our Engineering Board of Advisors. Cal is a Nuclear and Radiological Engineering PhD candidate at Georgia Institute of Technology. Cal has a Masters and Bachelors of science degree in nuclear engineering  Continue Reading »

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 »