VIDEO: Medical Offshore Research Facility

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In August of 2012, The Seasteading Institute was contacted by Megan Rorie, a graduate student in the College of Architecture at the University of Houston. Megan was intrigued by the idea of seasteading, so when it came time to select  Continue Reading »

The Seasteading Institute April 2013 Newsletter

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  The Seasteading Institute April 2013 Newsletter   Dear Friends of The Seasteading Institute, In celebrating our five-year anniversary, we have been reflecting on the many milestones we have already achieved, and accelerating our efforts to enable the development of  Continue Reading »

Donate to Enter our Five-Year Anniversary Raffle

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After making his seed donation to co-found the Institute in 2008, Peter Thiel predicted, “Decades from now, those looking back at the start of the century will understand that Seasteading was an obvious step towards encouraging the development of more  Continue Reading »

Charter or Purchase Seasteader 1, 235-foot Passenger Ship

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While we are in continued negotiations with a group interested in chartering the Institute’s 235-foot, four deck ship, Seasteader I, we are still accepting offers from other parties interested in chartering or purchasing her. The ship is seaworthy, in good  Continue Reading »

One of these things is not like the others

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Dan Amira, a writer for New York Magazine, apparently picked up on the Washington Times angle to seasteading, featuring our mission alongside plans for four other so-called conservative utopias. While the label of conservative can be fairly applied to a  Continue Reading »

Engineering Research Interns Wanted

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With the start of the Spring semester upon us, The Seasteading Institute is seeking student participation through academic research projects and internships. This is an excellent opportunity to engage with an exciting, world-changing movement, while gaining knowledge and honing skills that  Continue Reading »

Why Are You Seasteading?

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Why seastead? Joe Quirk, co-author of the forthcoming seasteading book, has more than a couple of reasons. Joe was one of dozens who attended The Seasteading Conference 2012 in San Francisco, which brought together dedicated adventure seekers and entrepreneurs looking  Continue Reading »

Response to Seasteading Coverage on NPR’s All Things Considered

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NPR’s All Things Considered is the latest prominent news show to take an interest in seasteading. Earlier today, the program aired a six-minute segment titled, “Don’t like the government? Make your own, on international waters“; we are grateful to the  Continue Reading »

The Seasteading Institute December 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friends of The Seasteading Institute, It was merely one decade ago that Patri Friedman began to toy with the idea of seasteading. He imagined futuristic governments competing for citizens, who would use the fluidity of the ocean to sail  Continue Reading »

Vote Seasteading – The Seasteading Institute November 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friend of the Seasteading Institute, With the U.S. election just two days away, I wish to offer a prediction and a personal anecdote, in preparation for the inevitable sound and fury coming in Tuesday’s wake. I predict, no matter  Continue Reading »