Seasteading, Breakthrough Philanthropy Featured on CorporateKnights.com

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Many sense that recent economic downturns in the developed world have resulted in part from a decline in our willingness to think big and take risks on new technology. Peter Thiel, The Seasteading Institute’s co-founder and most generous supporter, has  Continue Reading »

Nishant Bagadia on medical tourism at the Seasteading Conference 2012

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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 »

Response to The Washington Times

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Today the Washington Times published, “Citadel, Glenn Beck’s Independence, USA, PayPal’s Thiel lead right’s utopian experiments” by author Patrick Hruby. Here is the letter I sent to Hruby in response:   Dear Mr. Hruby,   I am writing from the  Continue Reading »

Voice & Exit event launches Indiegogo campaign

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Several members of the seasteading community recently launched an Indiegogo campaign to support the Voice & Exit event in Austin, TX, to be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 (in parallel with the SXSW interactive conference). The event is designed to bring  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 »

Seasteading Article Hits #1 on Gizmodo Japan

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On New Year’s Eve, Gizmodo Japan published an article about seasteading which has become the #1 most popular story on the tech news website. We think this bodes well for the continuing rise in the international recognition of our burgeoning movement in  Continue Reading »

20 under 20 Thiel Fellowship Application Deadline Dec 31.

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Think about the smartest teenager (under 20) you know. Is this person passionate about science, technology, or entrepreneurship? Perhaps this person can create a business or technology that advances seasteading. The 20 under 20 Thiel Fellowship offers $100,000 grants and  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 »