Podcast: O.Shane Balloun Explains Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach

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The recent Supreme Court case of Lozman v. The City of Riviera Beach sparked a flurry of news coverage on the technical legal definition of a vessel. Justices sided 7-2 with Fane Lozman, the former owner of a floating home which  Continue Reading »

WSJ finds Seasteading on LinkedIn and sees world-changing potential

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Where do you go if you want to change the world? According to the Wall Street Journal’s recent survey of LinkedIn, Silicon Valley is the place to be. The article finds evidence for their conclusion from successful entrepreneurs like Joe Lonsdale,  Continue Reading »

Reason TV Reports on Medical Tourism

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Reason TV recently ran a segment on medical tourism, featuring several heroic healthcare entrepreneurs and some sound bites worth memorizing: “Medical tourism, which is a euphemism for free trade in healthcare, has allowed patients from around the world, facing certain  Continue Reading »

A New Use for Artificial Isles?

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When Bill Gates talks, people listen. So, when Gates gave the nod to a Belgian plan for an artificial island on Twitter last week, we took it as cause for optimism that prominent figures are alert to the need for  Continue Reading »

Joe Quirk on Seasteading at Burning Man

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Have you heard Joe Quirk, co-author of the upcoming seasteading book, talk about what drives progress? If not, this short video from last year’s Burning Man will give you a taste of the proactive social, political and environmental agenda we’re spearheading  Continue Reading »

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 »