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 »

The Seasteading Institute December 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friends of The Seasteading Institute, It was merely one decade ago that Patri Friedman began to toy with the idea of seasteading. He imagined futuristic governments competing for citizens, who would use the fluidity of the ocean to sail  Continue Reading »

Vote With Your Boat

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“Vote With Your Boat” is a short promotional video created by Gaston and Daniela Blanchet, of Humanity.TV. Their project is an interactive tablet series set to bring authenticity back into travel by showcasing local stories for a new media audience.  Continue Reading »

Seasteading: More American Than America Redux

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Some pockets of the American public have recently begun to channel their frustration with the governing status quo into a renewed interest in carving out new jurisdictions that better represent their values. Ron Paul is the latest to comment on  Continue Reading »

Vote Seasteading – The Seasteading Institute November 2012 Newsletter

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Dear Friend of the Seasteading Institute, With the U.S. election just two days away, I wish to offer a prediction and a personal anecdote, in preparation for the inevitable sound and fury coming in Tuesday’s wake. I predict, no matter  Continue Reading »

Vote Seasteading!

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It is November, 2012, and I ask you to join me in a thought experiment. Let’s cast our minds back, and imagine… Imagine it is 1998, and Digital Equipment Corporation’s “AltaVista” is the most popular search engine on the young  Continue Reading »

Miguel Lamas Pardo Presents Seasteading Dissertation at University Francisco Marroquin

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On October 29, Miguel Lamas Pardo will be presenting his PhD dissertation, “Establishing Offshore Autonomous Communities: Current Choices and Their Proposed Evolution,” at the University Francisco Marroquin (UFM), a leading Central American educational institution located in Guatemala. UFM is known  Continue Reading »

Ocean Fertilization Project Raises Questions

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The ocean has seen significant changes over the last few centuries, as fishing and dredging have pushed natural ecosystems to their limits. Regions that once supported abundant fish populations have become deserted, and communities that depend on fishing for their  Continue Reading »