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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I recently read The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates by Dr Peter Leeson, about the economics and self-governance of pirates. It’s a fascinating book, and relevant to seasteading, so I asked Dr Leeson if he’d give an interview.  Continue Reading »

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 »

December 2013 Newsletter

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The Seasteading Institute December 2013 Newsletter (Past newsletters) Dear Friend of The Seasteading Institute, When the history of seasteading is written, 2013 may be remembered as much more than a footnote. Not only did we celebrate the five-year anniversary of  Continue Reading »

Seasteading and Ephemerisle Holiday Brunch (potluck)

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Seasteaders and Ephemerislers are invited to gather for a potluck to celebrate the holiday season. When: Sunday, December 8, 2013 – 9:00am until 11:30am Where: Infinity Club Lounge, 333 Main Street, San Francisco, CA The Seasteading Institute will provide light  Continue Reading »

Balaji Srinivasan on Silicon Valley’s Ultimate Exit

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Seasteading supporter Balaji S. Srinivasan is the poster child of a modern-day pioneer. Seeing the limits of old ways of doing things, he founded Counsyl, a prenatal genetic testing company, to extend the technological frontier in medicine. Balaji recently spoke  Continue Reading »

The Anatomy of a Drive-by Tweeting

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Twitter and blogs can be a great way to pass two, or twenty, minutes with a mix of amusement and information. One unfortunate consequence of these punchy new journalism outlets, though, has been the advent of the “Drive-by Tweeting.” Not  Continue Reading »