Following the lead of [Bryan Caplan’s crowdsourced book title](http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2006/01/name_this_book.html), we’d [like to get ideas for the title of the Seasteading book](http://www.yayboo.com/Sci-Tech/Seastead_Book_Title_Ideas). We’re reasonably settled on “Seasteading” as the main title, but we need a subtitle which is exciting gets our central message across.
We’ve completed our analysis of the responses to our community strategy survey, [originally posted here](http://www.www.seasteading.org/interact/forums/community/feedback-tsi/survey-feedback-wanted-accelerated-strategy-options). Thanks to all of you who took the time to respond!
Here at TSI, we’ve been thinking a lot about how to improve our strategy. We recently published a [strategy document](http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dck5q6sr_12cqrdxrf2) and a [vision timeline](http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dck5q6sr_11fcftn966), but these are only the beginning, covering things at a very high level.
We also want results sooner. Our current timeline & strategy describe modest achievements — a prototype seastead built, a successful ocean-based business operating — by the end of 2010. We’ve been thinking in recent weeks that we can, and want to, do better.
This year we are starting conference work much earlier, so it will be bigger and better and less rushed. Also because Ephemerisle is a major, major undertaking which requires tons of coordination and planning.
We are working on the dates for these events, and we need your input. Please [fill out this poll](http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=D2xu_2ful_2fdGSJfYvDtk9eRg_3d_3d). (And there will probably be more polls to come as we continue to fill in the details. After all, the conference is for **you**, so we care what you want!)
We have [a poll up about our bay area socials](http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=IeQwyP3EG_2bqIvJfqk18rig_3d_3d).
Liz has posted [a poll about our online presence and ways of communicating](http://community.livejournal.com/seastead/1274.html) on the seastead LJ community, please fill it out! (You don’t need an LJ account to do so).
We need a good name for a collection of seasteads attached together to form a village or city. "A pod of seasteads" (like a group of whales) has been suggested, but I’d like to hear your ideas. "An independence of seasteads"? We could take the name from my proposed festival: "An ephemerisle of seasteads".
Or if one is pessimistic, perhaps "A target of seasteads" :).