Now that The Seasteading Institute has reached its $250,000 match goal, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank the key donors who helped make it happen. The list of our top donors who have agreed to have their names displayed publicly can be accessed by clicking here. The page is also accessible at the bottom of our Memberships & Donations Page.
Friedman’s vision isn’t based in fiction, it’s based in reality.
Friedman is confident that 2011 is the year he’ll be able to change some minds, starting with those who feel politically marginalized.
This brief report , State of the Art of Oceanic Industry for the Establishment of Autonomous Ocean Communities, studies the first point of the potential areas of research for seasteading purposes. This is, we do a brief introduction to the how the oceanic industry can solve nowadays the problem of living in the middle of ocean in the form of permanent establishments.
People often ask me how I spend my time. Seasteading, after all, is a complex and audacious goal, and it isn’t immediately clear to most people exactly how someone would advance it. As it turns out, I’ve been tracking my time by project for the last couple months as an experiment in productivity enhancement. So while we’re working on improving our strategy documentation and 2011 plans, which we’ll of course share with you, I can actually tell you exactly what I spend most of my time on!
The Seasteading Institute selects eight heavy-weight judges to ruthlessly evaluate contest entries for its sea-based business plan contest.
On the [floating-festival mailing-list](http://groups.google.com/group/floating-festival/browse_thread/thread/49ceb94e96bf7390) – now turned mostly to a marine hackerspace / bay area seasteading community list – Matt Bell asks some basic questions. Really, all these questions should be answered in a book, or a “How To Seastead” guide, but [our versions of those](http://seasteading.org/seastead.org/book_beta/index.html) are about 8 years old and badly in need of update.