Leading Economics Journal Kyklos Publishes Friedman and Taylor Seasteading Paper

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This post was written by Research Associate Brad Taylor for our May Newsletter Seasteading is a bold proposal based on original, subtle, and often misunderstood political-economic ideas. These ideas need to be continually refined, and engaging the academic community is  Continue Reading »

The Seasteading Institute May 2012 Newsletter

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The Seasteading Institute May 2012 Newsletter Dear Friend of The Seasteading Institute,This is the last email I am sending as President of the Institute. While I very much appreciate the good fortune to have had a leading role here, I  Continue Reading »

Support the Institute, Promote the Conference

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The Seasteading Conference is just 51 days away, and we’ve already recruited numerous high-quality speakers, witnessed strong ticket sales, and generated interest from notable media outlets. Still, there is work to be done, and the Institute needs your help. We  Continue Reading »

Video of Patri Friedman at TEDx Hong Kong Now Online

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Next Thursday, Patri Friedman will be speaking at TEDx San Francisco on the theme of what oceans and biological evolution can teach us about the societal ecosystem and evolution of governance. This will be his third time participating at a TEDx  Continue Reading »

Financial Times Profiles Seasteading Movement

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“Imagine a network of self-sufficient communities floating in oceans beyond the reach of international governments, capable of setting their own laws, norms and social rules. Led by pioneering individuals, these societies could become a blueprint for a new way of  Continue Reading »

Seasteading TEDx Talk to be Followed by World Premiere of ‘Okeanos’ Dance-Circus Performance

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The TEDx Big Blue event is just over two weeks away, and we’re looking forward to connecting with top marine scientists and advocates, and introducing the vision of seasteading to an ocean-loving audience over the course of the weekend. Each short  Continue Reading »

Seasteading Conference Site Visit: This is Going to be an Epic Event!

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(This blog was written by our Director of Special Events, Brian Wallace, brian at seasteading dot org) Last Thursday I toured three of the venues we will be using for The Seasteading Conference in San Francisco, May 31-June 2, 2012. Senior  Continue Reading »

Patri Friedman Speaking at TEDx “Big Blue” in San Francisco, April 12

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The stars have aligned to bring The Seasteading Institute an opportunity to present our vision of ocean-based communities to a near-ideal audience: Next month, the independently-organized TEDx Big Blue event will convene lovers of both oceans and world-changing ideas right  Continue Reading »

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Flagging Paper Illuminates Open Registry Options for Shipsteads

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In addition to bolstering our professional research into critical challenges posed by seasteading, the Institute is also looking to partner with highly motivated university-level students who want to conduct seasteading-related research for school credit. We were thus pleased to hear  Continue Reading »