Engineers at NASA Watched the “8 Great Moral Imperatives of Seasteading” Videos

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Engineers at NASA watched the “8 Great Moral Imperatives of Seasteading” videos and invited Joe Quirk to visit NASA and speak about sustainable food and fuel on the ocean. Then they threw a party. Join us in considering how 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 »

German TV show Titel, Thesen, Temperamente announces Seasteaders as “Totalitarian.”

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Audrey Stimson, Producer at ARD German Television, emailed us 10 times while requesting an interview, promising, “Millions of viewers will be watching.” We hosted her camera crew at Thiel Capital, where they interviewed Randolph Hencken and myself on camera for  Continue Reading »

Adam Carolla Becomes a Seasteader Live During Interview with Joe Quirk

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“Joe, I like you, because we’re simpatico on this whole part about competition…I don’t know why we think people, the government, or anyone is going to do the right thing without the incentive and the competition…This whole seasteading thing, man,  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 »

Interview with Peter Leeson, author of The Invisible Hook and Anarchy Unbound

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March 2014 Newsletter

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The Seasteading Institute March 2013 Newsletter (Past newsletters) Dear Friend of The Seasteading Institute, I couldn’t co-write a book about seasteaders without getting hooked. The book, Seasteading: How Floating Nations Will Change the World, is in the hands of Simon and  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 »

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 »