The Seasteading Institute Seeks GIS Specialist

May 14, 2011 by

The Seasteading Institute is seeking a GIS Specialist to evaluate potential seasteading locations. We have a GIS data model which we use to evaluate potential seasteading locations. We need somebody proficient with GRASS (preferably) or ArcGIS who is able to fulfill occasional requests to implement changes to the model, run the model, and prepare the outputs.

The ideal candidate should:

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The Seasteading Institute April/May 2011 Newsletter

April 28, 2011 by


 

The Seasteading Institute – April/May 2011 Newsletter

 

Dear Friend of the Seasteading Institute,

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The Seasteading Institute March 2011 Newsletter

March 23, 2011 by

 

The Seasteading Institute – March 2011 Newsletter

 

Dear Friends of The Seasteading Institute,

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Join Patri and Brad for an online chat in “The Idea Room,” Tues, March 8, 2 PM ET/11 AM PT

March 7, 2011 by

Join Patri Friedman, Brad Taylor, and The Freeman, March 8 at 2 pm eastern for a 45-minute online chat about the market for governance and seasteading. Patri’s and Brad’s article, “Seasteading: Striking at the Root of Bad Government,” appeared in the March issue of The Freeman. The article alleges that the current market for governance is dominated by a group of large geographical monopolies not subject to competition. Continue reading

Patri to speak at the Economist sponsored conference, “Ideas Economy: Innovation for a Disruptive World.”

March 4, 2011 by

If you can make it out to Berkeley on March 24th, Patri is giving a short talk at the Economist sponsored conference, “Ideas Economy: Innovation for a Disruptive World.”

http://ideas.economist.com/event/innovation

According to their website:

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Official Engineering Report Released

February 15, 2011 by

The Seasteading Institute is excited to announce the release of our first official engineering report! We’ve posted drafts before, but this is our first paper sanctioned by our Director of Engineering. This “assumptions and methodology” report covers topics such as concepts, materials, location, mobility, energy needs, ocean waves, comfort, costs, and much more. Continue reading

Randy Hencken joins The Seasteading Institute as Director of Communications

February 9, 2011 by

I am pleased to be The Seasteading Institute’s new Director of Communications and to work on this avant-garde venture with the industrious, accomplished and visionary team on staff, and the seasteading community at large. The Seasteading Institute is one of the few rays of hope for peacefully developing new governments. Continue reading

The Seasteading Institute launches The Magellan Network

January 25, 2011 by

To help us create a realistic and sustainable seasteading movement, The Seasteading Institute is proudly launching The Magellan Network. The Magellan Network is a network for individuals interested in active exploration and prototyping of business models related to novel legal environments on the ocean. It is an invitation-only group geared towards those who are best able to make progress towards this goal: investors, entrepreneurs, and accomplished business professionals.

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The Seasteading Institute – Winter 2011 Newsletter

January 17, 2011 by

The Seasteading Institute Winter 2011 Newsletter

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Announcing the Sink or Swim contest winners!

January 13, 2011 by

The Seasteading Institute has posted the winners to the 2010 Sink or Swim business plan contest, which you can access by clicking here. Our contestants gave us a glimpse at the future of business at sea, a glimpse which will move us closer to the day when these business plans become a reality. Continue reading