Podcast: Is Seasteading “Beyond Democracy”? Ask Frank Karsten, author

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John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin all had very bad things to say about democracy. Winston Churchill said that “democracy is the worst form of government, except all those other forms that have been tried.” Is there anything better  Continue Reading »

Geopolymer Concrete: The Stuff Seasteads Will Be Made of?

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The day before I was going to speak at Libertopia, an engineer and writer named Michael Eliot came over and plunked a cube on the table in front of me. “Geopolymer concrete. It should last hundreds or thousands of years  Continue Reading »

Podcast: Enterprise Cities with Shanker Singham

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Respect for property rights Predictable laws Open unrestricted trade Suppose through careful investigation you discovered that these are the key elements that allow societies to prosper. How do you embody these values in an actual legal structure? More complicated yet,  Continue Reading »

Seasteading Today with Joe Quirk, Featuring José Cordeiro

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  Is Shenzhen a precedent for seasteads? We ask Venezuelan scientist, futurist, economist, engineer and author, José Luiz Cordeiro, in this podcast interview. Shenzhen is China’s first and most successful Special Economic Zone (SEZ), a region where economic restrictions are  Continue Reading »

Our First Podcast: Seasteading Today with Joe Quirk, Featuring Zachary Caceres

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Which is more difficult? Building a startup city on the sea? Or securing a deal for a startup city within the territory of a state you trust? I explore this topic in our inaugural episode of our new podcast series,  Continue Reading »

Alexander D. Wissner-Gross at The Seasteading Conference 2012

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Alexander D. Wissner-Gross at The Seasteading Conference 2012 http://media.blubrry.com/seasteading/p/www.seasteading.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Alexander-D.-Wissner-Gross-at-The-Seasteading-Conference-2012.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download